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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank & Title

Materials Science & Engineering

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for full or part-time open-rank academic professional track faculty position at the lecturer, assistant lecturer, senior lecturer, professor of practice, associate professor of practice, instructional professor, instructional assistant professor, instructional associate professor, visiting assistant professor, visiting associate professor, visiting lecturer, visiting professor, and/or senior professor levels with teaching expertise in materials science and 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/materials).

Applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned bachelor degree with 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 level. Candidates for other academic professional track titles must have a masters or doctoral degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline.

The Department of  Materials  Science  and  Engineering  at  Texas  A&M  is  jointly  operated  by  the  College  of  Engineering and College of Science. This multidisciplinary department includes full-time faculty and joint   and affiliated faculty  members  from  several  disciplines,  including  aerospace  engineering,  biology,  biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering,  nuclear· engineering and physics. The new faculty member(s) will be integral contributors to the department's strategic research direction and to its continued drive toward excellence in academia, research and service.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and service statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses). Applicants may apply through the Texas A&M University, College of Engineering website at www.tamengineeringcareers.org. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 31, 2019.  Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled.  It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2019, spring 2020, summer 2020 or fall 2020.



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.