tions for the position of Head of the Department
of Computer Science and Engineering. Texas
A&M, a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution, is one of the six largest universities in
the United States and has over 48,000 students.
Today, the Dwight Look College of Engineering is
one of the largest and best endowed in the nation,
and it ranks among the top institutions in every
significant national poll, including #8 for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate programs
in the recent US News and World report ranking
of public institutions. It has long enjoyed national
leadership status in engineering education, and
currently has over 10,000 engineering students in
twelve departments. Approximately 25 percent of
the engineering students are graduate students.
The Department of Computer Science and
Engineering has recently gone through an expansion with the hiring of 21 faculty members
in the past eight years. It now has 38 tenured and
tenure-track faculty members and four full-time
lecturers. The Department currently has one
National Academy of Engineering member, one
Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, seven IEEE Fellows, two ACM Fellows, and
one ACM Distinguished Scientist; 40 percent of
the faculty are holders of NSF CAREER/NYI/PYI
awards. The faculty holds over 60 important and
influential professional positions, including editorships for scientific journals and general chairs
of technical conferences. The faculty is also well-recognized for contributions to their fields, with
research known throughout the international
academic community and global industry alike.
The Department’s annual research budget for
2009 was $10,000,000. The Department offers
B.S., Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in computer
science and, jointly with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in computer
engineering, to roughly 350 graduate and 600 undergraduate students.
In recent years, the Department has built a
strong national reputation based on the qual-
ity of its faculty and programs; its graduate com-
puter engineering program was ranked #13 and
its graduate computer science #27 in the recent
US News and World report ranking of public in-
stitutions. More information is available at http://
university of Pennsylvania
Department of Computer and
Letters of application should include:
1. a full curriculum vitae,
2. a two-page statement summarizing the candidate’s vision and goals for the Department and
leadership philosophy, and
3. the names and addresses of at least five references.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; screening will begin immediately.
Nominations or applications should be sent to
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer. Women and mi-norities are encouraged to apply. Employer paid
The University of Pennsylvania’s Department of
Computer and Information Science invites applicants for two Lecturer positions. The department seeks individuals with exceptional promise
for, or a proven record of, excellence in teaching
undergraduate courses. Applicants should hold
a graduate degree (preferably a Ph.D.) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, and
have a strong interest in teaching with practical
Duties for the first Lecturer position include
advanced computer graphics courses within two
programs: the Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Digital Media Design, and the Master of Science and Engineering in Computer Graphics and
Game Technology (see http://cg.cis.upenn.edu).
The position starts January 1, 2011; applications
are due by september 15, 2010.
Duties for the second Lecturer position include introductory programming courses for
majors and non-majors, and other courses within
the Computer Science program. The position
starts July 1, 2011; applications are due by
January 15, 2011.
Lecturer positions are for one year, renewable
annually up to three years, at the end of which a
promotion to Senior Lecturer can be considered.
Successful applicants will find Penn to be a stimulating environment conducive to professional
growth in both teaching and research.
To apply, please complete the form located on
the Faculty Recruitment Web Site at:
aDVeRTiSinG in caReeR
Electronic applications are strongly preferred,
but hard-copy applications (including the names
of at least four references) may alternatively be
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Computer and Information
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6389
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