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Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor- Electrical and Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University at Qatar

Date Posted Aug. 15, 2023
Title Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor- Electrical and Computer Engineering
University Texas A&M University at Qatar
Doha, Qatar
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECEN) Program of Texas A&M University at Qatar invites applications for a full-time academic professional track (non-tenure) position in the area of computer engineering. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of Instructional Assistant Professor or Instructional Associate Professor, depending on qualifications.

This non-tenure track position assumes a 9-month academic appointment with anticipated start date Summer or Fall 2024. The 9-month appointment includes a 3-3 teaching load during Fall-Spring semesters. The successful applicant will also be expected to teach two courses during the summer semester for an additional 3 months of salary. The applicant's primary responsibility will be teaching courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Candidates in all areas will be considered, but those in areas of computer engineering and programming are particularly encouraged to apply. This position assumes only teaching and service duties and does not assume research activities. Applicants who can offer new undergraduate courses such as App development for iOS and Android, programming of machine learning (AI) applications, computer networks represent a plus.

The ECEN Program is fully committed to a culturally and academically diverse faculty. This position is in Doha and the successful candidate must relocate to Qatar. 

Texas A&M University at Qatar is a partnership with Qatar Foundation. Established in 2003, Texas A&M University at Qatar offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, and Petroleum Engineering and a Master Program in Chemical Engineering. Texas A&M at Qatar attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region. The degree programs are materially identical to those of the main campus at College Station, Texas. Texas A&M University diplomas are awarded to graduates.

Doha is the home of Education City (, a dedicated campus devoted to research and education. In addition to Texas A&M at Qatar, the Education City campus hosts other academic institutions, including Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Northwestern University, and Georgetown University. As an international institution of higher learning, Texas A&M University at Qatar, and its partners in Education City, have significantly contributed to the development of post-secondary education and cultural growth in Qatar.

Texas A&M University at Qatar attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region. The ECEN Program ( has 10 faculty members and 7 staff members. Faculty members have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service. The program benefits from state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation in support of its key educational and research missions. The Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty have established strong educational and research programs on a foundation of core engineering disciplines. There is significant support in Qatar for research through funds from Qatar National Research Fund and Industry.

Texas A&M University at Qatar offers competitive salary packages commensurate with rank and experience. The package includes housing, annual home leave allowances, dependent education, local transportation allowance, medical insurance for employee and dependents, plus appropriate relocation and repatriation expenses. Faculty members are also eligible for professional development funds to help them with teaching and curriculum development.


The candidate must possess a doctorate degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and have degree in hand by date of hire. The successful candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and a strong dedication to carry out service activities. Applicants should have solid programming skills (Python, C, C , Java, VHDL or Verilog, etc.) and be capable of teaching Phyton, C, Computer Programming and Architecture, Digital Systems Design, Computer Architecture and Design, and Microprocessor Systems Design. Experience with PLAs, ARM Cortex-M and embedded microprocessor platforms, computer architectures is required.  

Preference will be given to applicants familiar with the U.S. higher education system, with excellent expertise in computer engineering and programming and outstanding teaching experience in well-respected universities.


Application Instructions

Applicants should submit via Interfolio the following documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement to include philosophy and plans for teaching and service, and contact information of four references who will send letters when requested. For full consideration, applications must be submitted before the priority deadline of January 1, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All applications materials should be uploaded to Interfolio via

Questions about the position should be directed to Chair of the Search Committee

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