Faculty Positions in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for part-time non-tenure track faculty (non-benefits eligible) positions, starting in Summer 2018. Interested candidates whose teaching interests are aligned with one or more of the following topics clusters are encouraged to apply.  Depending on the qualifications and experience, the successful candidates may be considered at the level of Lecturer I or Lecturer II.


  • Topics Cluster 1: C programming and data structures (stacks, linked lists, queues, binary trees, graphs, associative arrays), and related courses
  • Topics Cluster 2: Systems Programming (shell programming, Linux utilities, bash, sed, awk, regular expressions, low-level C programming, Python, file I/O, process control, interprocess communication), and Cyber Security related courses


Required qualifications: Applicants for a Lecturer I position must have a Master's degree in Computer Science or related field with some teaching experience. This is a part-time appointment, and the initial appointment is for one semester.


Applicants for a Lecturer II position must have a Master's degree in Computer Science or related field, teaching experience, and qualifications comparable to those of faculty members in tenured positions plus 2 years of teaching experience at UTSA or commensurate experience at another institution. This is a part-time appointment, and the initial appointment is for one semester.


Responsibilities include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and program development. Salary and start-up supporting packages for the positions are highly competitive.  The initial appointments are for one semester.  The appointments may be renewed based on performance and department's needs.


Required documents and submission process:

Applications must be submitted through a web portal at

Applications must include:

1. a dated curriculum vitae
2. names, addresses (postal and e-mail), and telephone numbers of at least three references
3. a statement of teaching interests, experience, and pedagogy


Applicants may be selected for on campus or online interviews.


Screening of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 21, 2018, and the search will continue until the positions are filled or the search is closed.


About the Department and the University

The Department of Computer Science currently has 23 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees supporting a dynamic and growing program with over 1,200 undergraduates and 140 graduate students, including 60 Ph.D. students. The major research units in the department include: the Institute for Cyber Security, which operates the FlexCloud and FlexFarm laboratories dedicated to cyber security research, and the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS), which focuses on cyber security maturity of cities and communities and also conducts nation-wide Cyber Security Defense Competitions for college and high school students. The faculty research activities and experimental facilities have been well supported by several federal research and infrastructure grants. CIAS received a large 5-year grant from the Department of Homeland Security to set up a national standards organization for information sharing and analysis. UTSA undergraduate cyber security programs are collectively ranked #1 in a 2014 survey; the graduate programs are ranked #2 in a 2016 listing. See for additional information on the Department of Computer Science and its faculty.


With more than 30,000 students UTSA is the largest university in South Texas. The city of San Antonio has a population of over one million and is known for its rich Hispanic culture, historic attractions, affordable housing, and excellent medical facilities. The Austin-San Antonio corridor is a high-tech center that serves as the home of many major computer companies. Nearby higher education and research institutions include the UT Health Science Center and the Southwest Research Institute.


The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Department of Computer Science

RE: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Search

The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249-0667

Phone: 210-458-4436