The J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University applications for academic professional track faculty positions at the lecturer, instructional professor, visiting professor, professor of practice, and senior professor levels with teaching expertise in mechanical engineering. The successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level in support of the development of the undergraduate program; advise and mentor undergraduate students; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (engineering.tamu.edu/mechanical.html).
Applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned bachelor level degree and substantial experience for professor of practice level titles. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline for the visiting professor levels. Candidates for other academic professional track titles must have a masters or doctoral degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline.
The J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M is one of 14 departments in the College of Engineering (the largest college on the Texas A&M campus). Among public institutions in the nation, the undergraduate and graduate programs are each currently ranked 8th. Through the curriculum, the department strives to prepare its undergraduate and graduate students for careers in traditional mechanical engineering fields as well as careers in cross-disciplined areas in research, academia and industry. Mechanical engineering faculty also pride themselves on their research. The faculty’s research expertise includes; thermal and fluid sciences, materials and manufacturing, mechanics and systems and controls.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineeringcareers.org. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2019 or spring 2020.
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Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 255,500, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 68,600 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $ 892 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 650 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 seventh in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with six of the college’s 14 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 2nd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.
J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering
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