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Visiting Assistant Professor/ Computer Science
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Date Posted Apr. 2, 2024
Title Visiting Assistant Professor/ Computer Science
University New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, NM, United States
Department Computer Science and Engineering
Application Deadline May 1, 2024
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Visiting Professor
  • Computer Science

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure-track visiting assistant professor position in computer science that will perform teaching (80%), and service (20%). Teaching will be approximately twenty-four credits per year of undergraduate and graduate courses.

Specific responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Computer Science, serving as an academic and research advisor for computer science students, preparing various accountability and assessment reports, and supporting the program certification, accreditation, and other efforts as needed. The successful candidate will start at NMT in August of 2024 or a later semester as negotiated.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is one of the oldest computer science programs west of the Mississippi and offers an array of bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees in computer science, plus collaborative programs in information technology and management. With 13 faculty and approximately 230 students, the department offers an intimate, highly focused setting for obtaining an education and conducting research.

The position will stay open until filled. For best consideration, please apply by May 1, 2024. Candidates must complete an online application and electronically attach a single PDF document, incorporating all of the following: cover letter highlighting expertise and experience most suited to the position; curriculum vitae (CV); statement of research interests and approach; statement of teaching interests; and list of three to five professional references. Materials should be sent to c/o Rosa Jaramillo and Dr. Clinton Jeffery ( with “CSE Visiting Faculty application 2024” in the e-mail subject line. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Clinton Jeffery, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,, 575-835-5549.

Excellent benefits (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, a generous retirement plan, and access to a childcare center on campus.

New Mexico Tech is located in Socorro, in the scenic Rio Grande River Valley of central New Mexico, 75 miles south of Albuquerque with its many attractions, and 139 miles south of Santa Fe. The ABQ International Airport is just an hour away. Nearby mountains and desert canyons provide opportunities for excellent hiking, climbing, and mountain biking. The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of Socorro along a major north-south flyway, offers some of the best birding in the USA.

  • NMT is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. NMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All those interested in the position are encouraged to apply, including women, individuals from traditionally marginalized groups, and persons with disabilities.

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Contact Information

  • Rosa Jaramillo
    Human Resources
    New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
    801 Leroy PL, HR
    Socorro, NM 87801
  • 15758356962
  • 15758355337


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