Texas Tech University

Open Positions

Faculty Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Computer Science at Texas Tech University invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track positions at various ranks starting in Fall 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related fields by the time of appointment. We are looking for an outstanding individual from all areas of computer science with track records of research excellence and potentials to become a leader in research and education. Assistant/Associate/Full Professor candidates should demonstrate leadership in building multidisciplinary research teams at the university or national level and obtaining external funding.

A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, statement of research, teaching statement, and three letters of reference (five for applications at the rank of professor) should be submitted electronically at www.texastech.edu/careers/ using requisition numbers 9053BR for associate/full professor position and 11360BR for an assistant professor position.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Should you have questions, please contact: Dr. Akbar Namin, at cs.search@ttu.edu

Postdoctoral Fellow

We invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship position in the area of cybersecurity starting Fall 2015. The perspective postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work on multidisciplinary projects defined by diverse researcher groups. He/She must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related area by the time of appointment and demonstrate strong publication records along with excellent communication skills.

The ideal postdoctoral fellow is expected to contribute to defining and implementing multidisciplinary projects, developing research proposals with the goal of obtaining competitive federal grants, publishing research papers, and mentoring graduate students. The postdoctoral fellow will be working with a team of researchers and faculty from various departments with a different background including Computer Science, Engineering, Arts and Sciences, and Education.

Interested applicants should submit their applications including 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) Three Reference Letters, and 3) Research Statement. Closing date for receipt of application is 20th August 2015. This is a full-time appointment for one year. The continuation of the position depends on the availability of funds and performance.

The Center for the Science & Engineering of Cyber Security (CSECS) in the Computer Science Department at Texas Tech University is committed to advancing the state of the art in the field of cybersecurity. The research group aims to carry out multidisciplinary collaborative research within the departments. Texas Tech University is committed to excellence in research and teaching. Texas Tech is an Equal Employment Opportunities university.

For more information and submitting your application, please contact Prof. Akbar Namin (cs.search@ttu.edu).

Staff Positions

Senior office assistant

The senior office assistant performs clerical duties of a specialized or technical nature, which may be performed in a variety of settings. Responsibilities may include basic bookkeeping, typing, word processing, filing, sorting, posting, verifying, recording, and data coding and processing of moderate complexity. A general understanding of organizational policies and procedures and some expertise in the area of assigned work is required. Duties are performed under direction within established policies and procedures with job performance based upon completion of assigned tasks.

Major/Essential Functions

• Dealing with the public, including students, faculty, staff, alumni and any other visitors or callers to the department.
• Scheduling and organizing events.
• Preparation of forms in addition to travel and purchase orders.
• Making travel arrangements.
• Answering phones and greeting guests.
• Scanning and filing of materials.
• Coordinate textbook orders for courses and ordering desk/review copies.
• Making copies for Faculty, TAs, GPTIs, Instructors, and staff.
• Scheduling meetings for Department Chair.
• Requesting rooms for faculty in Ad Astra for meetings.
• Taking meeting minutes.

Required Qualifications

Proficiency in written and mathematical processes as may be reflected by the completion of high school or the equivalent. One year clerical experience. Additional education and/or related experience to equal one year may substitute on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Accurate typing skills and the ability to learn new programs quickly.
Knowledge of Microsoft programs and TTU Banner.
Ability to multi-task during peak times.

How to apply:
Go to www.texastech.edu/careers/ and use requisition number 17089BR for senior office assistant.


Department of Computer Science