Faculty Positions in Computer Sciences


The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, starting Fall 2017. This position is targeted towards faculty with expertise and interest in privacy protection and security. Applicants with expertise in software engineering, programming languages and compilers, or big data analytics are particularly encouraged to apply. This position is part of UTSA’s focused cluster hiring plan under the Gold Star Initiative to recruit top-tier researchers over a four-year period.


Required qualifications: Applicants must earn a Ph.D. by September 1, 2017, in Computer Science or in a related field and must demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in research and teaching.


Responsibilities include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and program development. Salary and start-up supporting packages for the positions are highly competitive.


Required documents and submission process:

Applications must be submitted through a web portal at

Applications must include

a letter of application

a dated curriculum vitae

a statement of research interests

a statement of teaching interests

the names, addresses (postal and e-mail), and telephone numbers of at least three but up to six references

Applicants who are selected for on campus interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the US by the time of hire.


Screening of applications will begin immediately. The search will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.


About the Department and the University

The Department of Computer Science currently has 24 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees supporting a dynamic and growing program with over 1,000 undergraduates and 135 graduate students, including 56 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 research activities and experimental facilities have been well supported by several federal research and infrastructure grants. CIAS recently 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. The recently formed Open Cloud Institute provides additional resources to support faculty research. See for additional information on the Department of Computer Science and its faculty.


With nearly 29,000 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: Faculty Search

The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249-0667

Phone: 210-458-4436