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Academic Track Professional Track (non-tenure)-Open Rank and Title
Texas A&M University - College Station


Date Posted Oct. 18, 2021
Title Academic Track Professional Track (non-tenure)-Open Rank and Title
University Texas A&M University - College Station
College Station, TX, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date 2022
 
 
  • Visiting Professor
    Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
    Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Mechanical Engineering
 
 

The J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for three full time, open rank Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenured) positions at the assistant lecturer, lecturer, senior lecturer, instructional assistant professor, instructional associate professor, instructional professor, visiting assistant professor, visiting associate professor, visiting professor, associate professor of practice, professor of practice, senior professor, visiting associate professor of the practice, visiting professor of the practice levels, with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning Spring or Fall 2022. The successful applicant will be required to teach undergraduate students in courses in the mechanical engineering discipline including, but not restricted to SolidWorks, engineering experimentation, measurements, and numerical methods with computer programming and capstone design. Applicants with engineering education pedagogical research expertise will be given priority. The successful applicant is expected to participate in all aspects of the department’s activities and serve the profession.

The J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas has a strong local, national, and international reputation as a premier undergraduate and graduate education and research program. The department has 67 tenured or tenure-track faculty and 23 research and teaching professionals that support our teaching, research and service missions. The department has over 275 Ph.D. students critical to our mission. Our doctoral program produces highly trained mechanical engineers for placement as professors and researchers at competitive universities, in industries in Texas, the nation, and internationally, and as researchers in national laboratories. There is also a large M.S. program with over 170 students that are an integral part of the research enterprise of the department. Mechanical engineering graduate students are supported by a broad spectrum of funding sources, including federal and international research grants, industrial contracts, and through major research centers, such as the TEES Turbomachinery Laboratory and the Energy Systems Laboratory.

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. For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/faculty-resources/current-faculty/faculty-work-life.

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 eighth in graduate studies and seventh in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven 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.

Qualifications
For appointments at Associate Professor of the Practice, Professor of the Practice, Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice or Visiting 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.

For appointments at the Senior Professor level, applicants must have a doctoral degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline and have substantial experience in academia.

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 online at https://apply.interfolio.com/96167. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin Spring or Fall 2022.

For more information, contact Sharli Nucker, Administrator at snucker@tamu.edu.


  • Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

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Contact Information

 
  • Sharli Nucker
    Mechanical Engineering
    Texas A&M University - College Station
    3123 Tamu
    College Station, TX 77843-3123
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  • 979-845-9993
  • snucker@tamu.com

 

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