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Open Rank, Non-Tenure Track

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Position Information

Position Title Open Rank, Non-Tenure Track
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

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

Mechanical Engineering is one of 14 departments in the College of Engineering (the largest college on the Texas A&M campus). Among public institutions in the nation, the undergraduate and graduate programs are each currently ranked 8th. Through the curriculum, the department strives to prepare its undergraduate and graduate students for careers in traditional mechanical engineering fields as well as careers in cross-disciplined areas in research, academia and industry. Mechanical engineering faculty also pride themselves on their research. The faculty’s research expertise includes; thermal and fluid sciences, materials and manufacturing, mechanics and systems and controls.

Job Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for academic professional track faculty position at the lecturer, instructional professor, professor of practice, visiting professor, and research professor levels with teaching expertise in mechanical 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; may participate in research, 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 the academic and research programs (engineering.tamu.edu/mechanical/).

Job Location College Station
Department Mechanical 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 academic professional 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.tamengineeringjobs.com. 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 FVN1132014
Open Date 09/01/2017
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. Other Document
  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certification/License
  8. Other