ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE, WCOE 9-month term
Summary Information (Whitacre College of Engineering, Assistant Professor of Practice, Common First Year Engineering Program & Materials Characterization):
The Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month Assistant Professor of Practice in Engineering position to begin preferably on January 1, 2024. Primary responsibilities are to teach undergraduate courses in the common first year curriculum in engineering and graduate level courses in the areas of materials characterization, mentor students in professional and career preparation, and liaise with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the Whitacre College of Engineering
Required Qualifications :
Whitacre College of Engineering invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Practice position in Engineering. Applicant must have a Ph.D. in an Engineering discipline to teach common first year engineering courses and graduate level courses in materials characterization. In line with TTU’s strategic priorities to engage and empower a diverse student body, enable innovative research and creative activities, and transform lives and communities through outreach and engaged scholarship, applicants should have experience working with diverse student populations at the undergraduate and graduate levels within individual or across all areas of teaching, and research.
Specific required qualifications are:
- PhD in an Engineering discipline
- Successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate courses in the common first year curriculum in engineering.
- Ability to teach graduate courses and provide laboratory training to graduate students in skills related to materials characterization by multiple instrumental methods including of SEM; Confocal Microscopy; XRD; TGA; DSC; Particle Size Distribution Analysis; Micropore/Mesopore Analysis; XPS, EDX, IR,. Raman, and UV-Vis-NIR spectroscopy
- Candidates with research experience and publications in materials characterization are encouraged to apply.
About the University, College, and Department/School/Area
Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) Doctoral/Research-Extensive, Hispanic Serving, and state-assisted institution.
The Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering offers ten engineering programs in seven departments at bachelor’s master’s and PhD levels. The college has 4677 undergraduate and 1550 graduate students and 140 full-time faculty members as of Fall 2023. The college has a foundational common first year curriculum for all undergraduate programs.
Referred to as the “Hub City” because it serves as the South Plains region's educational, cultural, economic, and healthcare hub, Lubbock boasts a diverse population and a strong connection to community, history, and land. With a mild climate, highly rated public schools, and a low cost of living, Lubbock is a family-friendly community ranked as one of the best places to live in Texas.
Equal Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.
To Apply for this Position
Please include the following documents in your application:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Supporting documents directly related to required qualifications
- List of references
Questions about this position should be directed to Dr. Jeremy Marston, Search Committee Chair at Jeremy.email@example.com . If you need assistance with the application process, contact Human Resources, Talent Acquisition at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-742-3851.
Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2023.