Asst Professor/Assoc Professor

  • University of North Texas
  • Denton, TX
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title

Asst Professor/Assoc Professor

Department: UNT-Computer Science & Engineering-130310


College of Engineering

Job Location: Denton

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

Retirement Eligibility

ORP Eligible

Additional Retirement Information

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Department Summary

The Computer Science and Engineering department is home to 13 Professors, 11 Associate Professors, 8 Assistant Professors, and 15 Clinical Faculty, and 1 Lecturer, over 100 Ph.D. students, over 1500 master students, and over 1300 bachelor students. We offer a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering, M. S. degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Data Engineering, ABET-accredited B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, an ABET-accredited B.A. degree in Information Technology, and a new B.S. degree in Cybersecurity. The department is dedicated to creating a climate that values and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from people of color, women, disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals. Additional information about the department is available at the website:

The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with over 40,000 students. A Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university, UNT is one of the nation's most diverse universities with more than 10,000 Hispanic students, 5,700 African American students, 3,100 Asian students, and 500 Indigenous students. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution and stands committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in its pursuit of academic excellence.

UNT is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas with a population of about 7 million people, ever-increasing industrial and business activities, and a reasonable cost of living. The vibrant UNT College of Engineering, located in the 590,000 square foot main building on the 300 acre Discovery Park campus in Denton, TX, has more than 100 faculty members. The college's faculty also boast two National Academy memberships, more than 20 faculty fellowships across more than 15 societies, and five NSF CAREER Awards. The college is equipped with numerous state-of-the-art facilities including a recent $10 million boost to the Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing.  

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.  

Position Summary

The University of North Texas (UNT), a Tier 1 Research Institution (Carnegie Classification as a Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity), invites applications for the following Assistant/Associate tenure track faculty position in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) starting Fall 2022.

Candidates for this position are expected to develop a strong research program at the assistant level, and have a demonstrated record at the associate level, funded by external sources, support and mentor graduate students, teach CSE graduate and undergraduate courses, and provide service to the University and the profession.

The College of Engineering has established college-wide priorities for the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, Advanced Manufacturing, Sensor Systems, and Health Sciences. The CSE department's strengths include Algorithms and Computational Science, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Computer Systems and Networking, Cybersecurity, and Software Engineering.  

An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon available funding.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates in the area of Artificial Intelligence who can contribute to one or more of the department's existing strengths and/or college priority areas are especially encouraged to apply. Outstanding candidates who can contribute to one or more of the department's existing strengths will also be considered.

For Associate level position, the candidate should demonstrate significant levels of publications, extramural funding and supervision of graduate students.

All candidates regardless of the level are expected to conduct research, seek funding support, supervise graduate students and teach both graduate and undergraduate level courses.

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate

Security Sensitive: This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle: No

Posting Number: F918P

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