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


Engineering Academic & Student Affairs

Location
McAllen, Texas
Open Date
10/21/2019
Position ID
68730
Description

The Engineering Academic & Student Affairs office, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for up to four non-tenure track faculty positions with both full and part time potential at the assistant lecturer, lecturer, senior lecturer, instructional assistant professor, instructional associate professor, instructional professor, associate professor of practice, and professor of practice levels with teaching expertise in engineering. These positions would all be serving 9-month appointments with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2020 or August 1, 2020.  Successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level and provide extensive support for Texas A&M Engineering including developing and implementing improvements to instructional techniques. Applicants will be responsible for the organization, delivery, evaluation and assessment of the engineering courses and student outcomes associated with those courses at the Texas A&M Higher Education Center at McAllen in McAllen, Texas. Successful applicants must have demonstrated credentials to teach at least one of the engineering courses including, but may not be limited to: introductory engineering design; electrical engineering; industrial systems engineering; mechanical engineering; materials science engineering; engineering laboratories; senior capstone design courses. Successful applicants will serve as a liaison between College Station and McAllen engineering faculty/staff and advise and mentor undergraduate students and student organizations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the Engineering at McAllen’s website to review the program (https://engineering.tamu.edu/admissions-and-aid/engineering-at-mcallen/index.html).

The Texas A&M McAllen Higher Education Center is a remote learning environment of Texas A&M University located in McAllen, Texas. There are several Texas A&M programs offered at the McAllen Higher Education Center, including two degree programs for engineering: Interdisciplinary Engineering and Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology. Students who choose to study engineering at the McAllen Higher Education Center are Texas A&M Engineering students. They will spend at least their first year in McAllen as general engineering students. After their first year, they may wish to stay at the McAllen Higher Education Center to earn a B.S. in either Interdisciplinary Engineering or Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology, or they may choose to apply to one of the 22 engineering majors offered in College Station. These talented students will be enrolled in Texas A&M engineering courses, taught by Texas A&M faculty, earning a Texas A&M degree, all while being able to stay in the Rio Grande Valley.

Qualifications

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

Application Instructions

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. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis for a start date of either January 1, 2020 (for Spring 2020 semester start semester) or August 1, 2020 (for Fall 2020 semester start semester).

Engineering Academic & Student Affairs

Department Contact: Jennifer Broaddus, jbroaddus@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.