The Department of Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi invites applications for one non-tenure-track engineering faculty position in mechanical engineering in the area of solid mechanics at the Professional Assistant Professor level. The expected starting date will be January 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver previously-developed online courses in the new competency-based education program in mechanical engineering technology (CBE MCET) and related areas, as well as to develop and deliver new courses in the program. The successful candidate may also be assigned some traditional face-to-face courses on campus. Although this is a non-tenure track position, progression in rank to professional associate professor and professional professor is possible. Preference will be given to instructors who have some experience in delivering online courses.
The Department of Engineering prepares well-educated, highly skilled, and socially and professionally responsible engineers and engineering technologists from a diverse population of students so that they can have productive and rewarding careers at local, state and national levels. Graduates will be well grounded in the fundamentals of engineering, mathematics, science, communications, and problem solving. To ensure that our graduates are valued by industry and to continually improve our program, input is sought from employers, our alumni and an industry advisory committee so that the changing needs of industry are met.
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing doctoral research university with more than 11,600 students. A Hispanic-Serving Institution on the cultural border with Latin America, TAMU-CC provides a robust campus experience focused on student and faculty success. Located on its own island on the Texas Gulf Coast, the "Island University" was recently recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal campuses in the United States. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory buildings, support facilities, and recognized faculty strategically position TAMU-CC to achieve its goal of national and international prominence as an emerging research institution.
A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application addressing qualifications listed below including a statement of teaching/research philosophy,
2. A curriculum vitae,
3. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses, and
4. Copies of transcripts of graduate coursework.
The deadline for applications is October 15, 2019.
Required qualifications include (a) an earned Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or a related field; and (b) some teaching experience on the University level, either as a teaching assistant or as an instructor of record.
Preferred qualifications: Experience in teaching undergraduate and online courses in a university setting.