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 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR JOB# F13/14-028
Computer Science Department – Computer Engineering

The Department of Computer Science (http://utpa.edu/cs) at the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) seeks applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Computer Engineering (F13:14-028). All candidates must have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research. The positions require a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related area. All areas of Computer Science or Computer Engineering will be considered. The Computer Engineering program is jointly administered by the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Departments, and offers an ABET-accredited BS degree in Computer Engineering. The Computer Science Department also offers a BSCS (ABET/CAC Accredited) degree, a MS degree in Computer Science, and a MS degree in Information Technology.

UTPA is situated in the lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, a strategic location at the center of social and economic change. With a population of over one million, the Rio Grande Valley is one of the fastest growing regions in the country. The region has a very affordable cost-of-living. UTPA is a leading educator of Hispanic/Latino students, with enrollment of over 20,000.

The position starts in Fall 2014. The salary is competitive. A complete application should include: (1) a cover letter, specifically stating an interest in the Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering position, noting your specialization, (2) vita, (3) statements of teaching and research interests, and (4) names and contact information of at least three references. Applicants should address their ability to work collaboratively and their commitment to supporting the excellence of all students on campus.

Applications can be mailed to Dean’s Office, Computer Science/Computer Engineering Search, College of Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78539 or emailed to coec@utpa.edu, ATTN: CS/CE Search. Review of materials will begin on December 1, 2013 and will continue until position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Note: UTPA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code §51.215 (c) and Texas Government Code §411.094 (a) (2). All UTPA employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted of all candidates invited to campus. Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Pending budget approval.

 

 

 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR JOB# F13/14-054
 Electrical Engineering Department – Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering (http://www.utpa.edu/ece) at the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering (F13/14-054). All candidates must have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research. The position requires a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Computer Engineering hardware and Digital Electronics areas including but not limited to Embedded Systems, FPGAs. However, other specialization areas will also be considered. The successful candidate is expected to have the ability to teach a wide variety of hardware-based courses in Electrical/Computer Engineering. The Electrical Engineering Department offers the ABET-accredited BS in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering, and MSE degrees in Electrical Engineering. UTPA is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

UTPA is situated in the lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, a strategic location at the center of social and economic change. With a population of over one million, the Rio Grande Valley is one of the fastest growing regions in the country. The region has a very affordable cost-of-living. UTPA is a leading educator of Hispanic students, with enrollment of over 20,000.

 
The position starts in Fall 2014. The salary is competitive. A complete application should include: (1) a cover letter, specifically stating an interest in the Computer Engineering Assistant Professor position, noting your specialization, (2) vita, (3) statements of teaching and research interests, and (4) names and contact information of at least three references. Applicants should address their ability to work collaboratively and their commitment to supporting the excellence of all students on campus.

Applications can be mailed to Dean’s Office, Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering Search, College of Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78541 or emailed to coec@utpa.edu Attn: EE/CE Search. Review of materials will begin on January 14, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Pending budget approval. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

NOTE: UTPA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, racial/ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code §51.215(c) and Texas Government Code §411.094(a)(2). All UTPA employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted of all candidates invited to campus. Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).