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Tenured/Tenure Track: Open Rank and Director

College of Engineering

College Station, Texas
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The Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center, a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station Center at Texas A&M University, invites applications for a full-time tenure track or tenured academic appointment as an Associate Professor or Full Professor and Director of the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center. This 11-month academic appointment begins spring of 2020. The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession.

The center director develops and implements the mission and strategies for and manages and directs the activities of the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center in accordance with the objectives of the center, and the rules and policies of the Texas A&M University System. They maintain, expand and develop new projects, clients and exploits new markets in the general area of cybersecurity and related technologies R&D, workforce development and technology commercialization. The center director communicates the activities of the center to faculty, clients, sponsors, and leadership and receives their input. They also foster, participate in, and develop collaborative and multidisciplinary activities with TAMUS faculty related to cybersecurity and related technologies. The center director represents Cybersecurity Center in in the general area of Cybersecurity and related technologies. They also organize, supervise, and manage the employees of the center.


The applicant must have earned a doctorate in Cybersecurity or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement (optional) and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at apply.interfolio.com/69649. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin spring 2020.

For specific questions about the positions, contact: Jen Swartz at cybersecurity-search@tamu.edu.

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.