Open Faculty Positions in the Computer Science and Engineering Department

Current Openings

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - CSE   Non-Tenure Track Faculty - CSE

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The Computer Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for five tenure-track Assistant Professor positions across all areas of Computer Science and Engineering and four tenured Associate/Full Professor positions in the broad area of machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, cyber security, and digital circuits & systems design. The CSE department is especially looking for candidates for senior positions in core areas of computer engineering (CpE), such as cyber-physical systems, Internet-of-things, integrated circuits, computer architecture, and networks. The tentative start date of all positions will be in Fall 2024. Fields of interest include but are not limited to natural language processing, biomedical applications, computer systems, and hardware security, software security in particular security issues related to artificial generative AI, programming languages, and program optimization.

Our key objective is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications, who share the university’s core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative research, and service, combined with fostering promoting participation of all student groups. A major emphasis will be potential research collaboration within and outside the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, building and leading a team of Ph.D. student researchers, developing an externally funded research program that yields top-tier publications, and professional service within UTA and the research community.

Required qualifications

Candidates must have earned (by the start date) a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related area. Candidates for Assistant Professor must have demonstrated exceptional research promise. Candidates for Full Professor must be leading their research area. All candidates must show a strong commitment to teaching excellence.

Preferred qualifications

We value candidates who can contribute to the college’s and the department’s broadening participation in computing initiatives. We further welcome experience with teaching or mentoring diverse groups of students, including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and women.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department in the College of Engineering (CoE), the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), invites applications for five full-time Non-Tenure Track (NTT) teaching faculty positions. These openings are for positions that start in the Spring or Fall 2024 semester. These NTT positions can be at the rank of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Instruction, all are Non-Tenure Track status.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidates are expected to have strong teaching and communication skills and should have the technical capabilities and knowledge to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in one or more specialization areas of computer science, software engineering, or computer engineering. For these openings, preference will be given to qualified applicants who can teach classes in one or more of the following areas: undergraduate programming and data structures; computer engineering; database and related; data science, and AI/machine learning.

Required Qualifications

Candidates for Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Instruction or Senior Lecturer must have earned (by the start date) a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related area. Candidates for Lecturer must have earned (by the start date) an M.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related area. Industrial experience will also be a consideration.

All candidates must show a strong commitment to teaching excellence and should share the university’s core values of fostering an open environment that promote participation of groups that are currently underrepresented in computing and engineering fields.


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - CSE   Non-Tenure Track Faculty - CSE

The University of Texas at Arlington

UTA tower at the entrance to campus, corner of Cooper St. and UTA Blvd.The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.

Department and College/School Information

UTA Engineering Research Building photo of corner rising high above viewerThe Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department is ranked #60 in the nation by (as of September 2023, based on average 2018-23 publication counts) and several areas are ranked in the top 70, including high-performance computing (#14), operating systems (#21), databases (#31), computer architecture (#46), embedded & real-time systems (#51), AI, machine learning & data mining (#54), software engineering (#54), mobile computing (#59), and computer security (#79). In the last few years students and faculty in the department have received distinguished paper awards from prestigious conferences, including SOSP, PLDI, ISCA, EuroSys, USENIX ATC, ASE, SIGMETRICS, ASPLOS, CCS, MOBICOM, MobiSys, CIDR, CIKM, ECML PKDD, ICDE, ICDM, ISSRE, ISSTA, IUI, PSIVT, SIGMOD, SIGCHI, and VLDB.
The CSE department is home to 45 tenured/tenure-track and 27 teaching faculty members, including one ACM fellow, four IEEE fellows, two AIMBE fellows, one AFOSY YIPawardee, and eleven NSF CAREER awardees. The CSE department’s annual research expenditure exceeds $8.3M in 2023.

Over $11M research grants have been awarded to the CSE department between 2022 and 2023.