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Tenured/Tenure Track: Open Rank


Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution

Location
College Station, Texas
Open Date
10/18/2019
Position ID
68043
Description

The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering, at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured or tenure track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor levels with expertise in one or more of the following areas: mechatronics, industrial and mobile robotics, automation, product design, industrial internet of things (IIoT), cyber-physical systems, and embedded systems. This is a full-time, nine-month academic appointment with an anticipated start date of fall 2020.

The successful applicant will teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Through effective industrial advisory committees that provide valuable guidance, the department has numerous opportunities for the development of laboratories and sponsorship of applied research activities. Candidates should have relevant hands-on experience with applied research and technology development in robotics and automation, academic leadership experience and/or experience with the Accreditation Board of Engineering Technology and its accreditation processes. By being an integral part of the College of Engineering, there is excellent interaction with faculty in other engineering programs to support large scale college initiatives, as well as access to graduate students to assist in instructional and applied research activities. 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/etid).

Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate engineering field or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/68043. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2020. For additional information, please contact Dr. Rainer Fink at fink@tamu.edu.

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.