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Academic Professional Track Faculty

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Academic Professional Track Faculty
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 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

EEO Statement

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Department Overview

The Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University is one department with two campuses; College Station and Galveston, Texas. This multidisciplinary department includes faculty from aerospace engineering and civil engineering and combines the world-class infrastructure and resources of the College Station campus with the strategic waterfront location and unique resources at Galveston. The Galveston campus, the ocean arm of Texas A&M University, is located near the Gulf of Mexico and Houston, Texas. This unique configuration offers field-testing facilities such as direct access to the coast and waterfront operations. The College Station campus research areas include dredging, tsunami modeling, offshore platform dynamics, hydrodynamics, physical and numerical modeling, ocean waves, subsea systems, mooring and riser systems, beach nourishment, environmental fluid mechanics, ship motions, autonomous and remotely operated vehicles and renewable ocean energy. The Department of Ocean Engineering has access to world-class technology centers at Texas A&M, such as the Aerospace Technology, Research & Operations Center, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group, Center for Autonomous Vehicles and Sensor Systems, Offshore Technology Research Center, Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory, and the Center for Geospatial Sciences, Application and Technology.

Job Summary

The Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for academic professional track faculty at the lecturer, professor of practice, instructional professor, and visiting professor ranks with teaching expertise in ocean 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 department’s activities; and serve the profession. 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/ocean).

Job Location College Station
Department Ocean Engineering
Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned bachelor level degree for professor of practice level titles. Candidates for other non-tenure track titles must have an advanced degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline.

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.tamuengineeringjobs.com. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2017.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN1112014
Open Date 05/22/2017
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
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Statement of Teaching
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3
  6. Certification/License