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


Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution

Location
College Station, Texas
Open Date
9/29/2021
Position ID
94190
Description

Job Description

The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for 6 part-time or full-time Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) positions positions at the assistant lecturer, lecturer, senior lecturer, instructional assistant professor, instructional associate professor, instructional professor, visiting associate professor of practice, visiting professor of practice, associate professor of practice, professor of practice, visiting assistant professor, visiting associate professor, and visiting professor levels with a 4.5-month or 9 month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning in spring, summer, or fall 2022. The successful applicants will teach at both the undergraduate and/or graduate levels in support of the development of the educational programs; advise and mentor students; participate in all aspects of the department's activities; and serve the profession. Instructional track professors may also teach regular graduate courses and special topic seminars, as well as supervise graduates in professional practicum experiences. Applicants should have teaching expertise related to engineering technology and be capable of teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: electronic systems, manufacturing and mechanical, mechatronics and technical management. Strong written and verbal communication skills are also required. Applicants should consult the department's website to review our academic and research programs (engineering.tamu.edu/etid). All position openings are subject to budgetary availability, student enrollment needs, programmatic needs and turnover rates.

University/College Info

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, Texas, with a population of more than 273,000 and conveniently centrally located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 69,400 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures total more than $922 million annually, ranking Texas A&M in the top tier of universities nationwide. The Texas A&M University System has an endowment valued at more than $13.6 billion and Texas A&M University ranks 3rd among U.S. public universities and 8th overall. With more than 700 faculty members and over 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked 8th in graduate studies and 7th in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with nine of the college’s 15 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education. 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.

Qualifications

Applicants must have undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, engineering technology or a closely related field. Applicants with master's degree with significant teaching and/or industrial experience will also be considered for these positions.

For appointments at Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice, Visiting Professor of the Practice, Associate Professor of the Practice or Professor of the Practice level, applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned master's level degree or at least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline for professor of practice level titles.  We will also consider applicants with a bachelor's degree and significant professional experience.

For appointments at Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Instructional Assistant Professor, Instructional Associate Professor, or Instructional Professor level, applicants must have a masters or doctoral degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline.

For appointments at the Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, and Visiting Professor level, applicants must have a 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/94190. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2021. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin in spring, summer, or fall 2022.

Job Contact: Megan Meyer: megan.meyer14@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.