Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer Science
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Position Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer
Job Posting Number 202223TTL
Job Location San Marcos
Department Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science invites applications for three full-time
(nine-month) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant
Professor and/or Associate Professor to begin in Fall 2022. All positions are
subject to availability of funds. We are seeking candidates to complement and
enhance our research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer
security and networks, data science, human-computer interaction, high-
performance computing, and software engineering. Outstanding candidates in
other areas will also be considered.
Job duties include conducting research that results in refereed publications
and external funding, teaching effectively at the graduate and undergraduate
levels, supervising student research, and serving at the department, college,
university, and professional levels. The faculty members in the department are
very active in research with a view to commercialization. The department's
annual research expenditures exceed $1.5 million. The faculty members have won
Facebook, Google, and IBM Faculty awards, NSF CAREER awards, and a PECASE
The department offers the following degree programs: B.S. in computer science,
B.A. in computer science, M.S. in computer science, M.A. in computer science,
and Ph.D. in computer science. The B.S. degree program is ABET accredited. The
Ph.D. program is the first in Texas to combine the application of computer
science practice and theory with entrepreneurial and commercialization skills.
The department is committed to excellence in education and research. With a
wide range of courses and research opportunities offered by a talented
faculty, the department strives for an exceptional student experience. Three
students were IBM Master the Mainframe Contest top winners. Six students won
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awards. One student received the CRA
outstanding undergraduate researcher award.
The department enjoys a friendly atmosphere and is housed in a recently
renovated building equipped with the latest technology. The campus is in the
Texas Hill Country and only 30 minutes from Austin and 45 minutes from San
Antonio, both of which have international airports and are home to some of the
largest IT companies. The cost of living is very reasonable, and the climate
is good year round.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in computer
science, computer engineering, or closely related field by the start of
To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, the candidate must
meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department.
Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in research
(including potential in obtaining external funding), teaching, and service,
as well as have effective oral and written communication skills.
Applicants in the rank of Associate Professor should have a sustained record
of successful external funding and supervision of student research.
Online submission of all application materials is required through the
university's application portal, https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36148.
To assure full consideration, please submit the following by February 7,
2022: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching
philosophy, a statement of research interests, and three professional
references including names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.
As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for
three (3) professional references. Please provide the names and email
addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the
employment application. Once selected for an on-campus interview, an automated
email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how
to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential
online portal. Applicants are highly recommended to remind their referees to
respond to the letter request in a timely manner. Letters of recommendation
will be required prior to interviews.
Candidates selected for interviews will be required to provide official
transcripts from all degree granting universities.
Please visit the Department of Computer Science Faculty Employment for
Proposed Start Date Fall 2022
Open Date 09/09/2021
Review Date 02/07/2022
Open Until Filled? Yes
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse
community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those
who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of
record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records,
education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any
tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in
university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.
Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty
members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral
Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university
creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares
its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that
await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly
work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness,
Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
Quick Link https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36148
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests
Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related field or ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date?
Yes, Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related field.
Yes, ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date.
What are your research areas?
(Open Ended Question)
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)
(Open Ended Question)