The Wm Michael Barnes ’64 Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISEN), College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, Academic Professional Track lecturer position with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning August 1, 2022. Applicants will be considered for the title of lecturer depending on qualifications. The successful applicant will teach the Engineering Writing/Communication portion of two ISEN undergraduate courses, assist with graduate student writing (e.g., peer-reviewed publications and grant proposals) and oral communication, conduct workshops, and provide support to the ISEN Writing Center. Major responsibilities include helping students develop writing logic, clarity, organization, style, as well as helping them use sources and language correctly and professionally. The ISEN Writing Center provides writing and communication assistance to all undergraduate students within the department.
The department provides education and research that contribute to the economic and technological advancement of the state, the nation and the world. The faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for the quality of their research and teaching, and their leadership in the profession.
ISEN has four focus areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Data Science/Engineering, Health and Human Systems Engineering, and Operations Research. Within those four areas are strong programs in manufacturing and production systems, logistics and supply chain management, statistics, engineering data analysis, machine learning, quality and reliability, human factors and ergonomics, systems engineering, system simulation, applied probability, and optimization. These programs are especially important in the current global environment of international trade and competition.
Texas A&M University is located within the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, Texas, with a population of more than 273,000 and conveniently centrally located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston, and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 73,200 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled, as of Fall 2021. Research expenditures totaled more than $1.131 billion in FY 2020, ranking Texas A&M in the Top 15 of universities nationwide. The Texas A&M University System has an endowment valued at more than $18 billion and Texas A&M University ranks 2nd among U.S. public universities and 9th overall. With more than 700 faculty members and over 22,500 students, the College of Engineering is the second largest engineering school in the country. The college is ranked 6th in graduate studies and 8th in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with nine of the college’s 15 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance.