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Assistant, Associate or full Professor, Galveston Campus

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Position Title Assistant, Associate or full Professor, Galveston Campus
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 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 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 expendit

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Department Overview

Established in fall 2015, the Department of Ocean Engineering combined the world-class infrastructure and ocean engineering program of the College Station campus with the strategic waterfront location and well-recognized offshore and coastal engineering program at Texas A&M University, Galveston. The research areas include dredging, tsunami modeling, offshore platform dynamics, hydrodynamics, physical and numerical modeling of ocean waves, subsea systems, mooring/riser systems, coastal systems, coastal morphodynamics, environmental fluid mechanics, ship dynamics, autonomous and remotely operated vehicles and renewable ocean energy. The department has over 200 undergraduates and 75 graduate students across the two campuses.

Job Summary

The Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for three tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. (i) Galveston Campus: candidates must have expertise in some area of structural engineering. Expertise in ocean/offshore structures is desirable. (ii) College Station Campus: candidates are sought in the general area of subsea/coastal systems engineering. (iii) College Station Campus: candidates in any specialization of ocean engineering. Successful applicants will be required to teach; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program in their area of expertise; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review departmental academic and research programs (

Job Location Galveston
Department Ocean Engineering
Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in ocean engineering, civil-structural engineering, naval architecture, marine engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or a closely related discipline.

Preferred Education and Experience
Other Requirements

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses). Candidates should apply for a specific position at Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 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 FVN1022014
Open Date 02/13/2017
Close Date 06/02/2017
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
  4. Statement of Research
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document