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Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open Rank


Electrical & Computer Engineering

Location
College Station, TX
Open Date
11/20/2019
Position ID
71388
Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for up to five full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty positions with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning the fall of 2020. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor depending on qualifications. The successful applicant will be required to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels; 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 Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas A&M is a major department with an enrollment of about 1,300 undergraduate, 300 Ph.D. and 450 master's students pursuing degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Our mission is fourfold: to create new knowledge and challenge young minds by participation in the process of discovery and invention; to educate electrical and computer engineers with a solid background of fundamentals; to prepare graduates for an exciting future; and to serve society through research, education and outreach activities. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs.

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.

Qualifications

Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

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/71388. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin in the fall of 2020.

Job Contact

Thomas Overbye overbye@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.