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Academic Professional Track: Open Rank and Title


Electrical & Computer Engineering

Location
College Station, Texas
Open Date
4/20/2023
Position ID
124305
Description

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department within the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for up to three (3) full-time Academic Professional Track (Non-tenure) faculty positions at the principal lecturer, lecturer, senior lecturer, instructional assistant professor, instructional associate professor, instructional professor, associate professor of practice, and professor of practice level with the titles and ranks depending on background, qualifications, and experience. These positions would be serving 9-month appointments with appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon the need and availability of funds, beginning fall 2023.  Successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level and provide support for the development of the Electrical and Computer Engineering undergraduate program and curriculum; 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. 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 the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department 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.
  • 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 is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, Texas, with a population of more than 273,000 and 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 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. 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.

Qualifications

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.

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

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/124305. Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 31, 2023. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin fall 2023.

Job Contact: Rebecca Rice, rebecca-rice@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.