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Tenured: Professor

Computer Science & Engineering

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time tenured position with a 9-month academic appointment with the possibility of an additional summer appointment, contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning fall 2020.  Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of professor depending on qualifications and may hold the title of College of Engineering Endowed Chair in Computer Science.  Exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science or computer engineering are encouraged to apply. 

An internationally recognized scholar is being sought who has the vision, enthusiasm, motivation, and capability to build and guide a flourishing research group.  Candidates have synergistic interests with existing areas of research strengths, and those who will broaden and expand our current programs will generate the most interest.  Applications from candidates with highly innovative research agendas, and/or who cross-traditional disciplinary boundaries are encouraged to apply.  The department, with the strong backing of the college and university, is committed to providing the resources needed to enable the endowed chair to quickly establish a vibrant, internationally recognized research presence at Texas A&M.  The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop an independent, externally funded research program; serve the profession; and participate in all aspects of the department’s activities, with significant contributions to the excellence of our main initiatives. 

Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M is currently one of 14 departments in the College of Engineering.  Many of the 47 tenured/tenure-track faculty and 15 teaching-focused faculty hold a number of national distinctions, including ACM, IEEE, AAAS, and SIAM Fellows, and ACM Distinguished Scientists and Engineers.  The department has a strong and vibrant research program with half the faculty having received NSF CAREER/NYI/PYI awards.  Our student population is comprised of over 1,200 undergraduate students (sophomore to senior level) and nearly 400 graduate students.  More information about CSE is available at http://www.cse.tamu.edu.


Applicants must have earned a doctorate in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related field.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of three references (including email addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineeringcareers.org. The review process will begin immediately. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 4, 2020. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2020.  For questions regarding the application process or other inquiries, please contact Kathy Waskom (k-waskom@tamu.edu).

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 273,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 69,300 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $922 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 http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life. With close to 700 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 eighth in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 14 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.


Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.