About the Department
The Department of Computer Science is a part of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas - Pan American. We are located in Edinburg, Texas, close to South Padre Island and Mexico. The University of Texas - Pan American is a component of the University of Texas System with an enrollment of over 20,000 students.
The Department of Computer Science offers a CAC/ABET accredited Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree, and a joint EAC/ABET accredited Computer Engineering Degree with the Electrical Engineering Department. The Department also offers a 19-hour minor in computer science.
The Department offers Master's in Computer Science and Master's in Information Technology degrees.
Please come by the department offices on the third floor of the Engineering building and discuss the opportunity of studying Computer Science with us.
Tenure Track Faculty Opportunities
University of Texas-Pan American 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 email@example.com, 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.