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

Multidisciplinary Engineering

College Station, Texas
Open Date
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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) faculty position with a 9-month academic appointment 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 undergraduate and graduate students, 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 Master of Engineering in Engineering with a specialization in subsea (both on-campus and distance) and the subsea certificate, b) add additional professional skill development and mentoring; and c) meet the need for additional curriculum development in the areas of subsea engineering relevant to the workforce.

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

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 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 total more than $922 million annually, ranking Texas A&M in the top tier of universities nationwide. The Texas A&M University System has an endowment valued at more than $13.6 billion and Texas A&M University ranks 3rd among U.S. public universities and 8th overall. With more than 700 faculty members and over 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked 8th in graduate studies and 7th 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. For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life  


For appointments at Associate Professor of the Practice or 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.

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/107951. Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 1, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment 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.