University of Texas at Arlington, College of Engineering

Position ID:University of Texas at Arlington-College of Engineering-CSE [#26976]
Position Title: Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Computer Science and Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Arlington, Texas 76019, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering / Machine Learning (with an applied and methodological focus)
Appl Deadline:2024/08/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/10)
Position Description:    

The Computer Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for five tenure-track Assistant Professor positions across all areas of Computer Science and Engineering and four tenured Associate/Full Professor positions in the broad area of machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, cyber security, and digital circuits & systems design. The CSE department is especially looking for candidates for senior positions in core areas of computer engineering (CpE), such as cyber-physical systems, Internet-of-things, integrated circuits, computer architecture, and networks. The tentative start date of all positions will be in Fall 2024. Fields of interest include but are not limited to natural language processing, biomedical applications, computer systems, and hardware security, software security in particular security issues related to artificial generative AI, programming languages, and program optimization.

Our key objective is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications, who share the university’s core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative research, and service, combined with fostering promoting participation of all student groups. A major emphasis will be potential research collaboration within and outside the department.

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, building and leading a team of Ph.D. student researchers, developing an externally funded research program that yields top-tier publications, and professional service within UTA and the research community.

Candidates must have earned (by the start date) a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related area. Candidates for Assistant Professor must have demonstrated exceptional research promise. Candidates for Full Professor must be leading their research area. All candidates must show a strong commitment to teaching excellence.

We value candidates who can contribute to the college’s and the department’s broadening participation in computing initiatives. We further welcome experience with teaching or mentoring diverse groups of students, including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and women.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.

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It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department is ranked #60 in the nation by (as of September 2023, based on average 2018-23 publication counts) and several areas are ranked in the top 70, including high-performance computing (#14), operating systems (#21), databases (#31), computer architecture (#46), embedded & real-time systems (#51), AI, machine learning & data mining (#54), software engineering (#54), mobile computing (#59), and computer security (#79). In the last few years students and faculty in the department have received distinguished paper awards from prestigious conferences, including SOSP, PLDI, ISCA, EuroSys, USENIX ATC, ASE, SIGMETRICS, ASPLOS, CCS, MOBICOM, MobiSys, CIDR, CIKM, ECML PKDD, ICDE, ICDM, ISSRE, ISSTA, IUI, PSIVT, SIGMOD, SIGCHI, and VLDB. The CSE department is home to 45 tenured/tenure-track and 27 teaching faculty members, including one ACM fellow, four IEEE fellows, two AIMBE fellows, one AFOSY YIP awardee, and eleven NSF CAREER awardees. The CSE department’s annual research expenditure exceeds $8.3M in 2023. Over $11M research grants have been awarded to the CSE department between 2022 and 2023. The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email

To apply, please go to and submit the following materials: • cover letter, • curriculum vitae, • unofficial transcript (required for candidates whose degree is not in the same discipline as the one they will teach) • statement of research, • statement of teaching, and • contact information for 4 references.

Candidates who have previous teaching experiences may also include unofficial course evaluations.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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