The Department of Environmental Engineering (EVEN) at Texas A&M University – Kingsville invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year (start date: September 1, 2019). Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Environmental Engineering or in a closely related area by the time of appointment. Faculty responsibilities include effective classroom teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing curricula and laboratories, supervising graduate students’ research, publishing refereed journal articles, and developing and maintaining an externally funded research program. Post-graduate experience in either industry or academia, registration as a professional engineer and a strong record of research productivity are highly desirable. Individuals whose areas of research and teaching include air quality modeling, air quality characterization and assessment, air pollution impact assessment, and air quality and air pollution engineering, especially if related to climate change and environmental sustainability, are particularly encouraged to apply. Women and minorities are also strongly encouraged to apply.
The EVEN faculty strives to provide the highest quality educational experience to our students. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Environmental Engineering, advise undergraduate and graduate students, develop an externally-funded research program, and contribute to the diversity of the scholarly activities within the university. The Department has an established Ph.D. Program along with M.S. and B.S. programs in Environmental Engineering. The campus is located in Kingsville, Texas, about a 40-minute drive from Corpus Christi, and about 2 hours from San Antonio, South Padre Island, the Rio Grande Valley and Mexico. Additional information about the department can be found at the Department website.
The preferred appointment date is September 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. The application package must be submitted online and should include a cover letter addressing the job requirements, current curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, copies of transcripts of B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, three letters of recommendation, and a list of five references.
In order to complete an employment agreement, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be on file in the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. However, for review of application, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts from each institution of higher education attended directly to the search committee chair. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator such as AACRAO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers).