Job Information

University of Utah Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Department 00062 - School of Computing

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1, 2022


The School of Computing at the University of Utah seeks applications for tenure-track/tenured faculty in all areas of computer science/computing, and at all ranks, to fill approximately nine available positions.

The School of Computing values candidates engaged in cross-area and interdisciplinary research. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be evaluated starting in November 2021, and new applications will be considered, as appropriate, through spring of 2022.

The University of Utah is a Carnegie Research I Institution, and the School of Computing is an exciting, growing school with more than a 50-year history of excellence in computer science education, innovation, and research. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural and recreational opportunities. The School encourages collaborative research and curriculum development among its collegial faculty. The current faculty of 61 is comprised of 48 tenure-track, 4 research, and 9 lecturing faculty. Additional information about the School and our current faculty can be found at .

The School is deeply committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. To demonstrate this commitment, we have created the Utah Center for Inclusive Computing to broaden participation in the undergraduate majors (see ). To build a more diverse and representative faculty, we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in computing, as well as candidates with nontraditional backgrounds. The School is also committed to addressing lifestyle priorities and will work with candidates to develop opportunities for spouses and partners.

Candidates may apply through the following URL :

A PhD in computer science or a related field is required. Candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, 3 references, and statements for research and teaching. We also require a commitment statement that describes how the candidate’s research, teaching and experiences will contribute to the School’s goal of fostering diversity, equity and inclusion.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with appropriate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: .

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 09/13/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00736CF

Type Faculty