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Associate Professor of Practice or Professor of Practice

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Position Information

Position Title Associate Professor of Practice or Professor of Practice
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 department has a 205,000 sq. ft. facility, with another 16,000 sq. ft. facility to be available. The has 30 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty; 5 lecturers; 150 graduate students; and over $27 million in endowments. In the 2014 US News and World Report ranking of the undergraduate programs, the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University was ranked 11th among the public schools.

Job Summary

The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for non-tenure track faculty position at the associate professor of practice or professor of practice levels. 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 department’s activities; and serve the profession. All positions with professor titles will perform professional service duties in addition to teaching. These positions also may contribute to the teaching of regular graduate courses and special-topic seminars. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (engineering.tamu.edu/chemical).

Job Location College Station
Department Chemical Engineering
Required Education and Experience

Associate professor of practice or professor of practice are appointments applied to individuals selected from the appropriate engineering profession with significant experiences and accomplishments. The candidate’s level of professional experience and impact on the profession will be the primary factors in determining the appropriate rank. Candidates could be leaders from industry, government agencies, or academia. Successful candidates must be willing to interact with faculty and students in a multidisciplinary environment. Applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned bachelor level degree for professor of practice level titles.

Preferred Education and Experience
Other Requirements

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list of three 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 July 31, 2017. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2017.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN0542014
Open Date 01/28/2016
Close Date 07/31/2016
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Letter 1
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3
Optional Documents