Texas A&M University — Multiple Faculty Positions in Cybersecurity

Job Summary – Recognizing the increasing need to advance cybersecurity, the Texas A&M College of Engineering has launched a major initiative to hire a significant number of faculty in the area at all ranks. Applications are being accepted for faculty positions in all areas of cybersecurity in computing, networking, cyber physical systems, critical infrastructure in healthcare, transportation, manufacturing and energy sectors. Successful applicants will receive faculty appointments in one of the departments within the college, primarily within the departments of computer science and engineering, www.cse.tamu.edu, and electrical and computer engineering, www.ece.tamu.edu. Successful applicants will be required to teach; 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. Senior hires may be granted additional positions.

Texas A&M – College of Engineering is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 255,500, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 64,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $866 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $9.7 billion, the university ranks second 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 over 600 faculty members and more than 16,000 students, the 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 14 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.

Required Education and Experience – Applicants must have an earned doctorate in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or a closely related field.

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 www.tamengineeringjobs.com. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 8, 2018, but will be accepted until positions are filled. For specific questions about the positions, contact: cybersecurity-search@tamu.edu. It is anticipated that appointments will made beginning spring 2018 and will continue through fall 2018 and spring 2019.

EEOC 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.

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