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Lecturer, Instructional Professor & Professor of Practice (All Ranks)

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Position Information

Position Title Lecturer, Instructional Professor & Professor of Practice (All Ranks)
Texas A&M Engineering

Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of more than 175,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 55,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $820 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $5 billion, the university ranks fourth among U.S. public universities and 10th overall. 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 over 400 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and more than 13,900 students, the Dwight Look College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked seventh in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 13 departments ranked in the Top 10. The Look College is also ranked 10th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The American Society for Engineering Education ranks the Look College second in research expenditures.

EEO Statement

The members of Texas A&M Engineering are all Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employers committed to diversity. It is the policy of these members to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Department Overview

The mission of Engineering Academic and Student Affairs is, “To further the mission of the Dwight Look College of Engineering to recruit, retain and develop successful students to be leaders for the 21st Century.”

To achieve this mission, we collaborate with students, faculty, staff, administrators and employers to:
•Promote multidisciplinary academic experiences for all college of engineering students, especially during the first year.
•Cultivate environments that welcome and value diversity.
•Offer programs and support services to strengthen lifelong learning skills necessary for student success.
•Develop strategic partnerships for recruiting outstanding students.
•Provide opportunities for college of engineering students to become global leaders.

Job Summary

The Engineering Academic and Student Affairs Office in the Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for non-tenure track faculty positions at the lecturer, instructional professor and professor of practice levels with teaching expertise in engineering. The successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level in support of the development of the undergraduate program; advise and mentor undergraduate students; participate in all aspects of the unit’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

Job Location College Station
Department Engineering Academic & Student Affairs
Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and significant experience in engineering for a period of multiple years for professor of practice level titles. All candidates must bring strong experiential credentials consistent with the expectations for the appropriate faculty ranks. Candidates must be willing to pursue multidisciplinary ventures and interact with faculty and students beyond the boundaries of a single program, department or campus in an inclusive university environment. Experience teaching content to professionals and/or pre-professionals is a plus. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

Preferred Education and Experience
Other Requirements

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineeringjobs.com. Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 1, 2016. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2016, or spring 2017.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN0632014
Open Date 06/06/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Other Document
  4. Portfolio
  5. Statement of Research
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3
  8. Certification/License
  9. Other