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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

University of Houston - Downtown
Houston, Texas
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Assistant Professor, Computer Science - (FAC001660) 

Department Name: D0019 Computer Sci & Engr Technology 


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology at the University of Houston – Downtown (UHD) invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered. However, preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the areas of: artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, or data analytics. The appointment will start in August 2021.

Candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish an externally funded research program, and provide service and leadership to the campus and the scientific community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence
  • Demonstrate a commitment to research/scholarship excellence
  • Demonstrate a commitment to service excellence
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 
  • Prepare and teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses using different modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, online) 
  • Advises and mentor students
  • Plays an active role in facilitating job opportunities for students by establishing and maintaining industry contacts 
  • Participates in professional activities, including meetings, workshops, and other relevant activities including establishing appropriate relationships with industry 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to program review, assessment, and accreditation activities 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to support the program and the department


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field at the time of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven record of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Proven teaching record at the university level
  • Successful grant writing
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Industry experience
  • Experience or interest in developing and teaching hybrid and online courses
  • Experience in program review and accreditation such as SACSCOC and ABET

For additional information and to apply, please visit our site.

The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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Posted: 2021-01-12 Expires: 2021-02-11

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