Visiting Assistant Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Computer Science
Pay Grade: No Pay Grade
Categories: Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professorships, starting on September 1, 2022. These are one-year, fulltime, benefited, non-tenure track positions that carry a reduced teaching load of 2-1 to allow the candidate to also conduct research and engage in service responsibilities. Contingent on the availability of funds and satisfactory performance, an extension for one additional year may be possible. The research area of interest is open to all fields in Computer Science. Research facilities and support of graduate students through teaching assistantships will be provided. Candidates should have received a PhD by the time the position starts, and should show outstanding promise of research ability as well as a capacity for effective teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates with the expertise to teach courses on databases and operating systems are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information visit

Application instructions:

Applications must be submitted online; please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statements about research and teaching experience and plans, a brief statement about diversity, and the names and contact information of at least three references, at least one of which should address the candidate‚Äôs teaching abilities. For full consideration, applications must be received by July 1, 2022. 

Located on the Boston harbor, the University of Massachusetts Boston offers undergraduate and graduate programs in almost 90 fields of study. It serves a diverse population of more than 16,000 students and is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban universities. For more information about the university, see

UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer and strongly encourages women, members of all ethnic groups, and people with disabilities to apply. 

UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to confirm proof of their vaccination status including booster. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.

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The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.