Open Rank Professor of Practice, Professor of Instruction, or Lecturer – Computer Science

Location: San Antonio, TX
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 11743
Full/Part Time: Full Time

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Posting End Date:



For full consideration, applications should be received by Monday May 13, 2024. However, this position will remain open until filled.



Salary Range: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and levels of position filled.



Hours: up to 40 hours per week, exempt.



Required Application Materials:



Please upload the following as one single PDF:

  • Letter of Application.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Contact information for at least two references to write Recommendation Letters.
  • Teaching Evaluation (for at least one course) or description of relevant experiences, including Teaching Assistant experience.






Essential Functions

The Department of Computer Science (CS) in the College of Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for up to three (3) fixed-term track (FTT) faculty members to specialize in teaching.


Computer Science currently has 26 tenured/tenure-track and 18 fixed-term track full-time faculty members, offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs, and supports about 1,911 undergraduates, 119 master's students, and 71 Ph.D. students.


We seek outstanding candidates with teaching expertise in areas to include introductory programming; software engineering; discrete math; cybersecurity; systems; artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science; human-computer interaction; and mobile application development. Strong candidates with expertise in any area of computer science are welcome. We are looking for candidates who are dedicated to teaching computer science and have a record of (or potential for) excellent teaching. We welcome individuals with industry experience who wish to begin or continue a teaching career.


Candidates with experience in contemporary approaches to CS education, including active learning, project-based learning, and classroom-based learning assistance, are especially encouraged to apply.


Primary duties will be teaching undergraduate computer science courses, four courses/sections per semester (Fall and Spring).

Selected graduate teaching may be available depending on candidate's expertise.


One of the three positions has the possibility for an administrative leadership role in our MS in Cybersecurity Science degree program for a qualified candidate.

Required Qualifications

  • Two or more years of effective teaching experience at undergraduate level in Computer Science or a closely related field (including teaching assistant experience).





  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.


Professor of Practice



  • Professional (industry) experience in Computer Science or a closely related field.


Professor of Instruction



  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.






Additional Information

  • UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.


  • This is a security-sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.


  • Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.


Working Conditions


This position will be primarily located on campus. Travel and parking expenses are the employee's responsibility.


Equal Employment Opportunity


As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.


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