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University of Utah Assistant/Associate/Professor (Lecturer) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant/Associate/Professor (Lecturer)

Department 00062 - School of Computing

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 7/1/2019


The School of Computing (SoC) at the University of Utah seeks applicants for the position of Lecturing Professor (at all ranks) beginning in the fall semester of 2019. This lecturing position is intended to be a long term or permanent position, with possibilities for extended contracts and promotion within the University’s Career-Line Faculty structure.

The School of Computing currently employs 41 tenure-track and 7 lecturing professors who collaborate to offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs and is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The SoC offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in computing, computer science and computer engineering, including a new masters degree in software development.

The qualifications of an ideal candidate include (i) a strong academic background in computer science or a related field (Ph.D. preferred but not required), (ii) practical experience in computer science, (iii) a demonstrated proficiency in teaching, and (iv) an interest in curriculum development. Lecturing faculty typically teach four courses a year, are strongly involved in university governance and service roles, and are encouraged to continuously improve their scholastic credentials (e.g., by developing curriculum, employing innovative pedagogical methods, publication, etc.).

The School of Computing at the University of Utah is committed to broadening the participation in the field of computing and values candidates with diverse intellectual, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The School is also committed to addressing lifestyle priorities and is open to providing opportunities for spouses and significant others.

The University of Utah provides a generous benefits package with a variety of medical and dental plans from which to choose. Other important benefits include retirement, tuition reduction, a wellness program, and an Employee Assistance Program.

Candidates may apply through the followingURL:

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

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


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif 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 fromURSare 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 12/03/2018

Close Date 04/30/2019

Open Until Filled No

Requisition Number PRN00354CF

Type Faculty

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