Sep 29, 2011

Openings for Faculty Positions


Faculty Positions in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for tenure/tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level, starting Fall 2012. All areas of computer science will be considered. We are particularly interested in candidates in theory and algorithms as well as computer architecture, with a focus on computer and information security as a cross-cutting concern.

Required qualifications: Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must have earned a Ph.D. prior to September 1, 2012, in Computer Science or in a related field and must demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in research and teaching.

Applicants for an Associate Professor position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field and previous experience in graduate and undergraduate teaching. They should have an established research program in their area of specialization.

Applicants for a Full Professor position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field and previous experience in graduate and undergraduate teaching and academic program development as well as a recognized and well-funded program of research.

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.

The Department of Computer Science currently has 23 faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees supporting a dynamic and growing program with 560 undergraduates and more than 160 graduate students, including 81 Ph.D. students. The research activities and experimental facilities have been well-supported by various federal research and infrastructure grants. See for additional information on the Department of Computer Science and its faculty.

With over 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.

Applicants must submit a letter of application that identifies the level(s) of the position for which they wish to be considered. Applications must also include a complete dated curriculum vitae (including employment, peer-reviewed publications and grants in chronological order), a statement of research interests, and the names, addresses (postal and e-mail), and telephone numbers of at least three references. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the US by the time of hire. These positions are pending budget approval. Screening of applications will begin on January 2, 2012 and will continue until all positions are filled or the search is closed. 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. Applications must be submitted by email in PDF format to

Chair of Faculty Search Committee
Department of Computer Science
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0667
Phone: 210-458-4436
Fax: 210-458-4437