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Rolling Contract Track: Open Rank


Petroleum Engineering Program

Location
Doha – Qatar
Open Date
10/24/2019
Position ID
70563
Description

The Petroleum Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar invites applications for a full-time rolling contract track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with preference to those have expertise in the areas of reservoir simulation and well test analysis. Position with a 9-month academic appointment with anticipated start date Spring 2020. Candidate will have support available to cover summer salary from start-up, externally funded grant or contract; teaching during the summer term, and/or engaging in approved service or development activity.

The successful candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a demonstrated research capability that will enable the candidates to develop an independent research program and publish in leading scholarly journals.

Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (http://pete.qatar.tamu.edu/).

Texas A&M University at Qatar attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region. The Petroleum Engineering Program (http://pete.qatar.tamu.edu/) has currently nine faculty members. Faculty members 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. The Petroleum Engineering faculty have established strong educational and research programs on a foundation of core engineering disciplines. There is significant support in Qatar for research through funds from Qatar National Research Fund and Industry.

Texas A&M University 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. Faculty members are also eligible for start-up packages and professional development funds to help them with teaching, curriculum development, and research activities.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have an earned doctorate in petroleum engineering or related majors and experience in the related discipline for which they apply. Preference will be given to those have expertise in the areas of reservoir simulation and well test analysis. The successful candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a demonstrated research capability that will enable the candidates to develop an independent research program and publish in leading scholarly journals.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching, research and service statement, list of references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses), and top publications to apply for this specific position. Full consideration will be given to early applications and until the position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin in Spring 2020.

Questions about the position should be directed to: pete.search@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.