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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Associate Professor of the Practice or Professor of the Practice

Engineering Academic & Student Affairs

Brenham, TX
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The Engineering Academic & Student Affairs Department, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for one Academic Professional Track (non-tenure) faculty position with full time potential at the professor of practice level with teaching expertise in engineering. This position would be serving a 9-month appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon the needs and availability of funds, beginning fall of 2023 at the Blinn campus in Brenham, Texas. Successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level and provide extensive support for the Texas A&M Engineering Academies including developing and implementing improvements to instructional techniques and participating in all aspects of the first-year faculty meetings in College Station. Applicants will be responsible for the organization, delivery, evaluation and assessment of the engineering courses and student outcomes associated with those courses. The engineering courses include, but may not be limited to introductory engineering; programming; statics and dynamics; mechanics and electricity & magnetism. Successful applicants will also serve as a liaison between engineering faculty/staff and the two-year partner institutions, recruiting of students into the engineering program, and advise and mentor undergraduate students and student organizations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the Engineering Academies website to review the program (https://engineering.tamu.edu/academies).

The Texas A&M Engineering Academies, in partnership with two-year institutions, is the first engineering transition program of its kind in the United States. The Engineering Academies offer students interested in pursuing an engineering, engineering technology, or computer science degree at Texas A&M University the opportunity to begin co-enrolled at a partner two-year institution and Texas A&M University – College Station. These talented students will be enrolled in Texas A&M engineering courses, taught by Texas A&M faculty, while simultaneously taking their science, mathematics, and core curriculum courses at the two-year college.

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 located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 74,829 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 $11.5 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 over 750 faculty members and more than 24,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked sixth in graduate studies and eighth 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.


For appointments at Associate Professor of the Practice or Professor of the Practice level, applicants must have at the minimum, a master's level degree appropriate for the field in which the faculty member will teach and significant teaching experience at the college/school level in the field or in a related field or have an extraordinary record of accomplishment in an applied setting. There may be additional requirements depending on the specific faculty title. Applicants must have a degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching and service, as applicable, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at apply.interfolio.com/120163. Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 15, 2023. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin Fall 2023.

Job Contact: Jennifer Broaddus, jbroaddus@tamu.edu

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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.