Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Computer Science

University of Texas Austin Department of Computer Science College of Natural Sciences

United States


The Department of Computer Science of the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for Assistant, Associate and Full Professor positions.  Outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered, subject to the availability of funding, with particular attention to candidates with backgrounds that are underrepresented on Computer Science faculties and candidates working in Robotics and Quantum Computing.

The department is ranked among the top computer science departments in the country and is a core unit of Texas Computing,  It has 48 tenured and tenure-track faculty members across all areas of computer science. Many of these faculty participate in interdisciplinary programs and centers in the University, including among others the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Science, Texas Robotics, and the Machine Learning Laboratory.

Austin, the capital of Texas, is a center for high-technology industry, including companies such as 3M, Amazon, AMD, Apple, Applied Materials, AT&T, Dell, Google, IBM, National Instruments, and Samsung. For more information about the department, please visit


All tenure-track positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science or a related area at the time of employment.

Successful candidates are expected to pursue an active research program, to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, and to supervise graduate students in research. The department is committed to building a diverse faculty and we are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

Application Instructions

All faculty positions require a cover letter, current curriculum vita, research statement, teaching philosophy and selected publications. For tenure-track positions, at least three (3) reference letters are required.  For tenured positions, at least six (6) reference letters are required.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the department. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values.  As a part of their application packet, candidates are encouraged to provide a statement regarding their views on diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past and current contributions as well as their vision and plans for the future in these areas.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020, with an application deadline of December 18, 2020.  Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed full consideration.   Inquiries about your application may be directed to

The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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