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Academic Professional Track (non-tenure): Open Rank-Instructional

Engineering Medicine

Houston, TX
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The Texas A&M University School of Engineering Medicine (ENMED) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the instructional assistant, associate, or professor level.   ENMED is a collaborative venture among Texas A&M College of Medicine (COM), Texas A&M College of Engineering (COE) and Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH).  ENMED graduates receive a MD degree and a Master of Engineering in four years.  This first-in-the-nation program blends experiential learning in engineering innovation with medical school training to create a new kind of physician, a “physicianeer” with the goal of transforming health care.  ENMED is located in Houston’s Texas Medical Center (TMC).

The successful applicant will work with ENMED faculty in the development of a blended engineering and medicine curriculum. He/she will work alongside the EnMed engineering, basic science, and clinical faculty in the development of medical cases; advise and mentor EnMed (MD/MEng) students in pursuit of their innovation portfolios; participate in all aspects of the EnMed department’s innovation activities (maker space, entrepreneurship); and will assist in teaching engineering and, to a lesser extent, medical courses.

Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (https://enmed.tamu.edu/).


A Ph.D. in engineering with experience in medical innovation is necessary.  In addition, experience in curriculum development, deployment, case-based instruction, team-based learning; knowledge of the Biodesign process and experience with commercialization are highly desirable.  Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/106428 and upload the following: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) any other relevant information. 

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. John Criscione at jccriscione@tamu.edu

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.