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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology
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 of Engineering 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 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 of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution is unique among the 13 departments within the College of Engineering, due to its strong focus on applied research and undergraduate education. Currently, the department has 54 tenured/tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty members to support academic program in electronic systems engineering technology, multidisciplinary engineering technology, manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology, and industrial distribution with an overall enrollment of approximately 1,600 undergraduate and 140 graduate students. The faculty also supports approximately $3 million annually in applied research and professional development efforts spanning areas that include embedded systems, communications, advanced manufacturing, intelligent product design and development, supply chain management, and educational research.

Job Summary

The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Mechatronics, Industrial and Mobile Robots, Automation, Product Design, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Cyber-Physical Systems, and Embedded Systems. The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; 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 (https://engineering.tamu.edu/etid).

Job Location College Station
Department Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution
Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate engineering field or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Preferred Education and Experience
Other Requirements

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of 4 (can be between 3 – 5) 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 December 15, 2017. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2018.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN1232014
Open Date 08/01/2017
Close Date
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