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Non-Tenure Track-Robotics and Automation

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Position Information

Position Title Non-Tenure Track-Robotics and Automation
Texas A&M Engineering

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 255,500, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 64,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $ 866 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $ 9.7 billion, the university ranks second among U.S. public universities and eighth 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 600 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and more than 16,000 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 14 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.

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 Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas has a strong local, national, and international reputation as a premier undergraduate and graduate education and research program. The department has 54 tenured or tenure-track faculty and 17 research and teaching professionals that support our teaching, research and service missions. The department has over 200 Ph.D. students critical to our mission. Our doctoral program produces highly trained mechanical engineers for placement as professors and researchers at competitive universities, in industries in Texas, the nation, and internationally, and as researchers in national laboratories. We also have a large M.S. program with over 200 students that are an integral part of the research enterprise of the department. Our graduate students are supported by a broad spectrum of funding sources, including federal and international research grants, industrial contracts, and through major research centers, such as the Turbomachinery Laboratory and the Energy Systems Laboratory.

Job Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for academic professional track faculty position at the professor of practice or research professor levels with expertise in robotics and automation. The successful applicant will engage in research and development activities in the Southcentral Regional Robotics Innovation Collaborative of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute and teach robotics related courses in mechanical engineering. The successful applicants will also assist in recruiting manufacturing companies interested in automation and robotics; participate in collaborative research and development activities; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; participate in expanding the robotics program in the department and college; 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 Masters level degree for professor of practice level titles and at least 5 years of industrial/professional experience in robotics and automation related work.

Preferred Education and Experience
Other Requirements

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN1332014
Open Date 09/22/2017
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. Reference Letter 1
  2. Other Document
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3
  5. Other