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Position Information

Position Title Full Professor
Texas A&M Engineering

Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of more than 175,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 55,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $820 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $5 billion, the university ranks fourth among U.S. public universities and 10th 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 400 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and more than 13,900 students, the Dwight Look 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 seven of the college’s 13 departments ranked in the Top 10. The Look College is also ranked 10th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The American Society for Engineering Education ranks the Look College second in research expenditures.

EEO Statement

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.

Department Overview

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for multiple faculty positions, including an endowed chair professor starting fall 2016. Additionally, a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes are seeking faculty that may have interests aligned with computer science or computer engineering.

In response to the national demand for more qualified engineers, the Look College has embarked on “25 by 25,” an ambitious enrollment growth initiative to more than double the college’s current enrollment to 25,000 engineering students by the year 2025. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is an integral part of this planned growth. The department currently has 41 tenured and tenure –track faculty and 8 non-tenure track faculty members who 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 receiving NSF CAREER/NYI/PYI awards. More information about the department is available at

Job Summary

CSE invites applications for the College of Engineering Endowed Chair in Computer Science. Exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science and/or computer engineering are welcome 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 having 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 welcome. 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. Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, develop an independent, externally funded research program, advise graduate students, serve the profession, and participate in all aspects of the department’s mission, with significant contributions to the excellence of our main initiatives.

Job Location College Station
Department Computer Science & Engineering
Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field.

Preferred Education and Experience
Other Requirements

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of three references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 4th, 2016, but will be accepted until positions are filled. For specific questions about the positions, contact: It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2016.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN0462014
Open Date 10/15/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Statement of Research
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Portfolio