Job Information

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

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 July 1, 2021


School of Computing – Lecturing Professor Position Opening

The School of Computing at the University of Utah seeks applicants for the position of Lecturing Professor (at all ranks) beginning in the fall semester of 2021. 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 49 tenure-track and 8 lecturing professors who collaborate to offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, and faculty size is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The School offers graduate degrees in computing, computer science, and software development, as well as undergraduate degrees in computer science, data science, and computer engineering.

The qualifications of an ideal candidate include (i) a strong academic background in computer science or a related field, (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 is updating and expanding the degree options for undergraduates, which provides an exciting opportunity for new Lecturing Faculty to make significant contributions to curriculum. In particular, candidates with expertise in web technologies (frontend/backend infrastructure, web UI/UX, virtualization, security, and cloud) are sought.

Due to the success of the Master of Software Development, the only such program in the state of Utah, the School of Computing is also seeking candidates with expertise in software engineering, systems, and data analytics to help grow the program.

The School of Computing at the University of Utah is committed to broadening participation in computing, and values candidates with diverse intellectual, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for students historically underrepresented in the field. 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 following URL :

Review of applications will begin after January 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

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 04/14/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00680CF

Type Faculty