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Non-Tenure Track Open Rank-Industrial Distribution

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Position Title Non-Tenure Track Open Rank-Industrial Distribution
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 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 Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution Department is one of 13 departments in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and ranks among the top Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution programs in the country,

“Engineering Technology” is the profession in which knowledge of the applied mathematical and natural sciences gained by higher education, practical experience, and competence developed in a specific field is devoted to application of engineering principles and the implementation of technological advances for the benefit of humanity through its focus on product improvement, manufacturing, and automation of technological processes and operational functions. – Engineering Technology Council of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).

“Industrial Distribution” applies mathematics, science, engineering technology, business, data processing, communications, quality, and Supply Chain Management to the wholesaling and distribution of technological products. As an industrial distribution specialist, you may work directly for electronic systems manufacturers, petrochemical corporations, materials processors, large construction contractors, large industrial product consumers or the wholesale distributors that service these industries.

Job Summary

Applicants should be capable of teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: Logistics and supply chain management, purchasing, quality, finance, industrial sales and marketing, leadership, strategic relationships and general industrial distribution. The successful applicants will teach primarily undergraduate students, participate in all aspects of the department’s activities and serve the profession. Instructional track professors may also teach regular graduate courses and special topic seminars, as well as supervise graduate students in professional practicum experiences. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs ( All non-tenure track position openings are subject to budgetary availability, student enrollment needs, programmatic needs and turnover rates.

Job Location College Station
Department Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution
Required Education and Experience

Candidates should have a PhD degree in engineering, supply chain management, industrial sales or closely related field. Applicants with master’s degrees with significant teaching and/or industrial experience will also be considered for these positions.

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 Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 1, 2016. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN0612014
Open Date 05/20/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching
Optional Documents