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Position Title Open Rank Academic Professional Track Faculty
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 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

Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of 14 departments in the College of Engineering. Our student population is comprised of over 900 undergraduate students (sophomore to senior level) and over 700 graduate students. Our mission is threefold: to create new knowledge and challenge young minds by participation in the process of discovery and intention; to educate electrical and computers engineers with a solid backgrounds of fundamentals, stretching their imagination and preparing them for an exciting future; to serve the society through research, education and outreach activities. Applicants may consult the department’s web page to review our academic and research programs.

Job Summary

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for academic professional track faculty positions at the lecture, instructional professor, professor of practice, visiting professor, and research professor levels with teaching expertise in electrical and computer engineering. The successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate levels 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 ( Applicants will be evaluated based on current credentials and potential for impact in delivering real-world scenarios related to engineering education.

Job Location College Station
Department Electrical & Computer 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

Significant industrial and/or teaching experience and demonstrate strong written and verbal communications skills appropriate for experiential classroom instruction. Candidates may be considered for multi-year appointments.

Other Requirements

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list of three references (including postal addresses, phone number and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 1, 2017. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2017, or Spring 2018. These positions are filled on an “as needed” basis.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN1382014
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled

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