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Rolling Contract Track: Open Rank

Mechanical Engineering Program

Doha, Qatar
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Texas A&M University at Qatar

The Mechanical Engineering Program invites applications for a full-time rolling track faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.  The position is in the areas of design and manufacturing with preference given to candidates in design for sustainable manufacturing processes and in intelligent and smart manufacturing systems.

The position is a 9-month academic appointment with anticipated start date Fall 2020. The hired faculty member is eligible to receive a startup package which covers summer salary for three years. Following this period, faculty members at Texas A&M at Qatar  may cover their summer salary from externally funded grants, teaching during the summer term, and/or engaging in approved service or development activities.  Texas A&M at Qatar offers a competitive salary package commensurate with rank and experience. The package includes housing, annual home leave allowances, dependent education, local transportation allowance, medical insurance for employee and dependents, plus appropriate relocation and repatriation expenses.

The Mechanical Engineering Program (https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/programs/mechanical-engineering/) currently has 11 faculty members, who have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service. The program benefits from state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation in support of its key educational and research missions.  There is significant support in Qatar for research through funds from Qatar National Research Fund and industry.

Texas A&M at Qatar is a partnership with Qatar Foundation. Established in 2003, Texas A&M at Qatar offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, and Petroleum Engineering and a Master Program in Chemical Engineering. Texas A&M at Qatar attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region.  The degree programs are materially identical to those of the main campus at College Station, Texas. Texas A&M University diploma is awarded to graduates.

Doha is the home of Education City (https://www.qf.org.qa/education/higher-education), a dedicated campus devoted to research and education. In addition to Texas A&M at Qatar, Education City campus hosts other academic institutions including Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Northwestern University, University College London, and Georgetown University. As an international institution of higher learning, Texas A&M at Qatar, and its partners in Education City, have significantly contributed to the development of post-secondary education and cultural growth in Qatar.



The ideal candidate should possess a doctorate degree in mechanical engineering.  The position is in the areas of design and manufacturing with preference given to candidates in design for sustainable manufacturing processes and in intelligent and smart manufacturing systems. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, demonstrated research capability to develop an viable research program, and commitment to service at the professional and institution levels.

Application Instructions

Applications are only accepted online via http://apply.interfolio.com/70015. Applicants must include electronic copies of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a maximum three-page statement of teaching, research, and service, contact information for four references, and a list of top three publications.

Priority will be given to completed applications submitted by February 3, 2020.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about the position should be directed to: me-search-committee@qatar.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.