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

Engineering Academic & Student Affairs

Galveston, TX
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The Engineering Academic & Student Affairs office, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty position 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. This position would be serving a 9-month appointment, beginning fall 2020 or spring 2021. 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 Texas A&M University at Galveston. Successful applicants must have demonstrated credentials to teach one or more engineering courses including, but may not be limited to: introductory engineering; electrical engineering; digital electronics, computer programming, electromagnetics, and microcontroller hardware/software development.  Successful applicants will serve as a liaison between College Station and Galveston engineering programs and advise and mentor undergraduate students and student organizations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the Engineering at Galveston website to review the programs (https://engineering.tamu.edu/admissions-and-aid/engineering-at-galveston/index.html).

Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs and also serves as a remote learning site for the College of Engineering.  Texas A&M University at Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas, on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment, and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. There are multiple College of Engineering programs on the Galveston campus including Interdisciplinary Engineering, Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology and Ocean Engineering. Students who choose to study engineering at the Texas A&M Galveston campus are Texas A&M Engineering students. They will spend at least their first year in Galveston as general engineering students. After their first year, they may wish to stay at the Galveston campus and earn a B.S. in one of the previously mentioned degrees 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 remain on the Galveston campus.


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, diversity statement and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at apply.interfolio.com/76923. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2020 or spring 2021.

Engineering Academic & Student Affairs Department Contact: Jennifer Broaddus, jbroaddus@tamu.edu

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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.