Program Chair, Texas A&M University, Qatar Petroleum Engineering Program
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|Position Title||Program Chair, Texas A&M University, Qatar Petroleum Engineering Program|
|Texas A&M Engineering||
Texas A&M University at Qatar
More than 700 Texas A&M engineering degrees have been awarded in Doha since December 2007. At the start of the 2016–2017 academic year, the Qatar campus had a student body of more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students who study and conduct research in the Texas A&M Engineering Building, which was completed in May 2007. This 55,000-square-meter facility was constructed at a cost of more than $150 million with vast wired and wireless connectivity. It features high-tech classrooms, computer laboratories, well-equipped teaching laboratories, and a major research annex.
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.
Texas A&M Qatar (TAMUQ) attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region. The Petroleum Engineering Program
TAMUQ (http://www.qatar.tamu.edu) invites applications for the position of chair of the Petroleum Engineering Program at the rank of full professor. The program chair is a senior leadership role in the Qatar campus. Duties include providing overall leadership and setting direction to the program, involving defining and setting standards and expectations for curriculum, research and service. The job demands budget management, faculty and staff recruitment, development and evaluation including outreach activities. A key part of the role involves collaboration and liaison with Texas A&M University, College Station for research, teaching, industry contacts and others. The chair is expected to promote the development of the program and work with faculty across the campus, local industry, and the regional community, to identify and pursue innovations in education, research, and service. Successful candidates are also expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels, and a demonstrated research capability that will enable the candidate to develop an externally funded, independent research program and publish in leading scholarly journals. Tangible evidence of industry experience will be an advantage. The incumbent is part of the senior leadership team in the Doha campus. This position is a renewable appointment at the TAMUQ campus located in the Education City in Doha, Qatar and the successful candidate must relocate to Qatar.
|Required Education and Experience||
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in petroleum engineering or a closely related field. Evidence of successful leadership experience is essential together with strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills, as well as effective interpersonal skills.
|Preferred Education and Experience|
Candidates should submit applications electronically, including a curriculum vitae, program vision statement, teaching statement, research statement, and list of 3 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 December 31, 2016. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin no later than January 1, 2018.
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Statement of Teaching
- Statement of Research
- Other Document