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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank-Of the Practice

Multidisciplinary Engineering

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Multidisciplinary Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time academic professional track (non-tenure) position with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning fall 2022. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of associate professor of the practice or professor of the practice depending on qualifications.

The successful applicant will be required to teach, advise and mentor undergraduates and participate in all aspects of the department’s activities, as well as serve the profession. The position is requested to a) meet the increasing demand of students who are enrolled in the bachelor of science in architectural engineering program, b) add additional professional skill development and mentoring; and c) meet the need for additional curriculum development in the areas of architectural relevant to the workforce.

The ideal candidate will have experience in in the area of building engineering design, document production, and interdisciplinary coordination utilizing design, drafting, and modeling software. Asset and additional areas of interest included in this position include: integration, design, and optimization of building systems, and building information modeling. The ideal candidate for this position will have professional and teaching experience using the Revit® BIM family of software to model shapes, structures, and systems in 3D.

The Department of Multidisciplinary Engineering at Texas A&M is the newest department within the College of Engineering. 

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 273,000, and is conveniently centrally located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 69,400 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $922 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $13.6 billion, the university ranks third among U.S. public universities and eighth overall. 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. For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life. With close to 700 faculty members and more than 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked eighth in graduate studies and seventh in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven 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.


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.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/107950. Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 1, 2021. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin fall 2022.

For questions regarding the application process or other inquiries, please contact:

Dr. Timothy J. Jacobs, Department Head, tjjacobs@tamu.edu

Ms. Angie Dunn, Program Specialist, adunn@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.