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Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open Rank


Chemical Engineering

Location
College Station, Texas
Open Date
11/5/2019
Position ID
70782
Description

The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering (https://engineering.tamu.edu/chemical/index.html) invites applications for two tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the assistant or associate levels, in all areas of chemical engineering.  These positions will be full-time 9-month appointments with the possibility of an additional summer appointment, contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning fall 2020. Candidates who synergize with departmental clusters of excellence in the areas of biotechnology & biomolecular engineering, materials & manufacturing, energy & environment, and systems & safety are specifically encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be required to teach, 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.

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M has a 205,000-ft2 facility in the Jack E. Brown Chemical Engineering building, with another 16,000-ft2 facility in the Giesecke Engineering Research Building shared with the Texas A&M Energy Institute. The department has 28 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty; 2 Professors of Practice; 6 lecturers and senior lecturers; 217 graduate students; and over $28 million in endowments. In FY2019, the department was awarded $9M of new research grants. Among public schools, the department was ranked 14th for its graduate program and 13th for its undergraduate program.

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 273,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 69,300 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $922 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $11.5 billion, the university ranks third among U.S. public universities and eighth overall. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance. For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life. With close to 700 faculty members and more than 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked eighth in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 14 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in chemical engineering or an earned doctorate in another field of engineering, with at least one degree in chemical engineering.

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 www.tamengineeringcareers.org. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin Fall 2020. For questions regarding the application process or other inquiries, please contact Toni Alvarado (facultysearch@mail.che.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.