The University of Texas-Pan American
Computer Science Department
Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Position
The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) seeks applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering (F12:13-013). All candidates must have a potential/proven record in teaching and active research. The position requires a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering or related field. All areas of Computer Engineering will be considered. Of particular interest are candidates with teaching and research expertise in areas of Software Engineering, Computer Architecture, Gaming, and Computer Systems. The Computer Engineering program is jointly administrated by the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Departments and offers an ABET-accredited BS in Computer Engineering degree.
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 19,000.
The position starts in Fall 2013, pending budget approval. 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. 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 November 1, 2012 and will continue until position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All UTPA employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted on all candidates invited to campus.
UTPA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, 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). 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).