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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank & Title


Engineering Academic & Student Affairs

Location
Galveston, TX
Open Date
5/25/2022
Position ID
107498
Description

The Engineering Academic & Student Affairs Department, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for two (2) full time Academic Professional Track (Non-tenure) faculty positions at the lecturer, instructional professor, and professor of practice levels with teaching expertise in engineering. These positions would be serving a nine (9) month academic appointment at the Texas A&M -Galveston campus, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning August 16, 2022. Successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level and provide extensive support for the development of the undergraduate program; advise and mentor undergraduate students; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Applicants will be responsible for the organization, delivery, evaluation and assessment of the engineering courses and student outcomes associated with those courses, and serve as a liaison between the College Station and Galveston engineering programs. The engineering courses include, but may not be limited to introductory engineering; programming; statics and dynamics; mechanics and electricity & magnetism. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

The mission of Engineering Academic and Student Affairs is, "To further the mission of the College of Engineering to recruit, retain and develop successful students to be leaders for the 21st Century."

To achieve this mission, we collaborate with students, faculty, staff, administrators and employers to:

  • Promote multidisciplinary academic experiences for all college of engineering students, especially during the first year.
  • Cultivate environments that welcome and value diversity.
  • Offer programs and support services to strengthen lifelong learning skills necessary for student success.
  • Develop strategic partnerships for recruiting outstanding students.
  • Provide opportunities for college of engineering students to become global leaders.

Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs and also serves as a remote learning site for the College of Engineering.  Texas A&M University at Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas, on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment, and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. There are multiple College of Engineering programs on the Galveston campus including Computer Science, Environmental Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering, Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology and Ocean Engineering. Students who choose to study engineering at the Texas A&M Galveston campus are Texas A&M Engineering students. They will spend at least their first year in Galveston as general engineering students. After their first year, they may wish to stay at the Galveston campus and earn a B.S. in one of the previously mentioned degrees or they may choose to apply to one of the 22 engineering majors offered in College Station. These talented students will be enrolled in Texas A&M engineering courses, taught by Texas A&M faculty, earning a Texas A&M degree, all while being able to remain on the Galveston campus.

Qualifications

For appointments at Associate Professor of the Practice, Professor of the Practice, Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice or Visiting Professor of the Practice level, applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned master's level degree or at least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline for professor of practice level titles.  We will also consider applicants with a bachelor's degree and significant professional experience.

For appointments at Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Instructional Assistant Professor, Instructional Associate Professor, or Instructional Professor level, applicants must have a masters or doctoral degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement and a list of four references by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/107498. Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 2, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin fall 2022.

Job Contact: Jennifer Broaddus- Jbroaddus@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.