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Department Head and Professor - Computer Science and Engineering @ Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University
Texas, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 7, 2019

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering
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Full Time
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The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for the position of professor and head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The college is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and visionary leader who can continue to increase the rate of advancement the department has achieved in recent years. The successful applicant will be an innovative thinker with a strategic vision for guiding the department to a higher level of excellence that can communicate this vision to a constituency that includes academia, government, industry, and alumni. The candidate must have notable accomplishment and experience in research, academic or industry leadership, teaching, and scholarship. Applicants are invited to consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (  Applicants must have an earned doctorate in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field; possess proven leadership and administrative skills; and have an established reputation as a scholar, consistent with an appointment to the rank of professor of computer science and engineering with tenure.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at The review process will begin immediately.  Full consideration will be given to applications beginning immediately.  It is anticipated the appointment will begin September 1, 2019. 

Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M is currently one of 14 departments in the College of Engineering.  Many of the 48 tenured/tenure-track faculty and 19 teaching-focused faculty hold a number of national distinctions, including Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Fellows, and ACM Distinguished Scientists and Engineers.  The department has a strong and vibrant research program with half the faculty having received National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER/NSF Young Investigator/Presidential Young Investigator awards.  Our student population is comprised of nearly 1,100 undergraduate students (sophomore to senior level) and over 400 graduate students. 

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 255,500, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston, and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 68,600 graduate, and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $892 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $11.5 billion, the university ranks third among U.S. public universities and eighth overall. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance. For more information visit With over 650 faculty members and more than 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked seventh in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with six of the college’s 14 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked second in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.

The members of Texas A&M Engineering are all Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employers committed to diversity. It is the policy of these members to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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