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Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open Rank

Nuclear Engineering

College Station ,TX
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The Department of Nuclear Engineering, College of Engineering, at Texas A&M University invites applications for two full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning September 1, 2020. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of assistant, associate and full professor. Applications are invited from all areas of nuclear science, engineering, and technology, which include, but are not limited to, power engineering, reactor thermal hydraulics, computational methods development, radiation detection, nuclear materials science, nuclear security and nonproliferation. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research, build self-sustainable research programs, teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor students, and contribute to the department’s service mission. For applicants applying for senior academic rank, experience in establishment of multi-disciplinary research programs is desirable, along with a demonstrated research and publication record and proven excellence at teaching.

The Department of Nuclear Engineering was established in 1958 and strives to serve the state, nation and global community by nurturing nuclear engineering professionals and leaders to meet the complex challenges associated with the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and enhancing global security. We are the largest program in the U.S. with a current enrollment of 292 undergraduate and 141 graduate students. Our program is ranked second nationally among undergraduate and fourth nationally among graduate programs included in public universities.

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.


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in nuclear engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement (optional) and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/71380. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 1, 2020. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin Fall 2020.

Job Contact: Dr. Lin Shao, lshao@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.