The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track position with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning fall 2023. Depending on qualifications, applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of assistant, associate, and full professor levels. The successful applicant 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 Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution is unique among the 15 departments within the College of Engineering, due to its strong focus on applied research and undergraduate education. Currently, the department has 96 tenured/tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty members to support academic programs in electronic systems engineering technology, multidisciplinary engineering technology, manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology, technology management, and industrial distribution with an overall enrollment of approximately 2,319 undergraduate and 225 graduate students. The faculty also supports approximately $3 million annually in applied research and professional development efforts spanning areas that include embedded systems, communications, advanced manufacturing, intelligent product design and development, information technology management, human-computer interaction, sales management, distribution operations and supply chain management, and educational research.
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.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate engineering field or a closely related engineering or science discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with recent and relevant hands-on experience with applied research and technology development in one or more of the following areas: mechatronics, autonomous control systems, smart manufacturing, industrial and mobile robotics, cyber-physical systems, and embedded systems.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement, 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/115109. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin Fall 2023.
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