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Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES Plus) Associate/Full Professor - School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts

School of Performance, Visualization, & Fine Arts

College Station, TX
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Texas A&M University’s Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Faculty Fellows Program is a faculty hiring program that connects faculty advancing outstanding scholarship with relevant disciplinary units on campus. There are two tracks within the program, ACES and ACES Plus. ACES Plus faculty are hired as mid or advanced career scholars at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. ACES Plus is administered by the Office of Faculty Affairs in partnership with the Office for Diversity and School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts.

The ACES Faculty Program promotes the research, teaching, and scholarship of scholars who embrace the belief that diversity is an indispensable component of academic excellence. From this experience at Texas A&M, ACES and ACES Plus faculty exemplify an understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion and the power that it holds for students, faculty, and staff to enrich their lives.

As a public, land-grant, Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Texas A&M University upholds its responsibility to accountability, campus climate, equity, and scholarship. Texas A&M is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

As with all Texas A&M University Faculty, ACES Plus Professors are afforded access to invaluable resources on campus. The program objective is to advance the work of scholars who share in the mission and vision of Texas A&M. ACES Plus Professors will benefit from: access to instructional best practices, a vast array of world-class scholarly and productivity resources, and a robust network of renowned Texas A&M colleagues from across disciplines.


● This hiring program is for mid/advanced stage career scholars. Applicants' scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and service must be commensurate with the rank of an Associate or Full Professor.

● Package details and start-up resources are department specific. Benefits including medical, dental, and vision are available. The initial faculty appointment typically begins August 1 or August 16. Start dates are negotiable.  As In subsequent years, the faculty academic appointment will be 9-months (September 1 – May 31).

● ACES Plus Faculty will receive reimbursement for one-time relocation fees, a research and travel allowance as specified in the position description, and a private office to be provided by their department.


Applicants must have a scholarly record and background commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants must have an earned doctorate or MFA in fields related to Performance, Visualization, and Fine Arts.

Applications are welcome from scholars with a strength in, and evidence of, a respect for diversity and inclusion. We invite applications from scholars whose work aligns with a field in the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts.

Application Instructions

Prior to beginning the online application, individuals are encouraged to review the instructions and the requested materials. The application for Texas A&M University’s ACES Plus requires submission of the following at http://apply.interfolio.com/120918:

  1. Cover Letter: (1-3) pages describing your interest in the position and providing preferred contact information (e.g., name, email, phone number, and address).
  2. C.V.
  3. Personal Statement: Your statement should include your philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service (as applicable).
  4. Contact information for (3) three professional references including name, title, and contact information -- Please do not include your letters of reference with your application materials. The Office for Diversity will ask you for your letters if your application advances through the review process.

Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply by April 30, 2023.  Applications received after that date may be considered until the position(s) is/are filled.  Questions related to this position may be directed to aces@tamu.edu

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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.