Assistant/Associate Professor Positions - Software Engineering

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OKlahoma

ID: 7208663 (Ref.No. if131558)
Posted: January 18, 2024

Job Description

As part of a sustained, multiyear, strategic growth initiative, the School of Computer Science (CS) in the Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) seeks applications for two positions in the area of software engineering with a targeted start date of August 16, 2024. One position is at the rank of assistant professor and the other is at the rank of either assistant or associate professor. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to be integral contributors to the advancement of our welcoming community. We particularly seek applicants with software engineering research interests and expertise related to embedded systems, security, and high-performance computing (HPC). Candidates who fill this position should look to support OU’s strategic research verticals and GCoE’s strategic plan, and be prepared to engage in collaborative research.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic, and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 32,000 students and has more than 2,600 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. The School of Computer Science is growing rapidly in size and impact. As of Spring 2024, it has 26 faculty from a wide variety of backgrounds and more than 950 students; features student-centric initiatives; has vibrant research and teaching programs aligned with OU’s strategic plan; and is a key partner in OU’s world-class Data Science and Analytics Institute.

The University of Oklahoma invests in its faculty by providing support and resources through our Center for Faculty Excellence and Vice President for Research and Partnerships Office. The Gallogly College of Engineering supports faculty development through mentoring, new faculty orientation series, and access to research and educational supports. We encourage candidates to apply who are seeking to work in a rapidly growing college with collegial interdisciplinary groups and strong academic units.


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Able to effectively conduct and lead research.
  • Able to effectively form research collaborations.
  • Able to effectively teach computer science courses at all levels.
  • Able to effectively advise M.S. and Ph.D. students.

Preferences (Not Required):

  • Demonstrated passion for teaching as well as research.
  • Evidence of excellent and innovative instruction.
  • History of innovative research projects.
  • Demonstrated ethos of care and support of students.
  • Evidence of effective mentorship and guidance of research-active students.
  • History of commitment to supportive environments in the classroom, office, and lab.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in all aspects of the position, current C.V., 2-3 scholarly articles that best represent the applicant’s research contributions, and complete contact information (including full mailing and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers) of three people willing to write letters of recommendation to  The cover letter may address examples of the candidate's approach to scholarship, research, and teaching.  Additional materials may be requested at a later date. The search will remain open until filled.

Inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Song Fang, School of Computer Science, University of Oklahoma, [email protected].