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).