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lecturer, instructional professor, and professor of practice (all levels)

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Position Title lecturer, instructional professor, and professor of practice (all levels)
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 Texas A&M Engineering Academies, in partnership with two-year institutions, is the only engineering transition program of its kind in the United States. The Engineering Academies offer students interested in pursuing an engineering, engineering technology, or computer science degree at Texas A&M University the opportunity to be co-enrolled at a partner two-year institution and Texas A&M University – College Station. These talented students will be enrolled in Texas A&M engineering courses, taught by Texas A&M faculty, while simultaneously taking their science, mathematics, and core curriculum courses at the two-year college.

Job Summary

The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for academic professional track faculty positions at the lecturer, instructional professor, and professor of practice levels with teaching expertise in engineering. Successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level and provide extensive support for the Texas A&M Engineering Academies including developing and implementing improvements to instructional techniques and participating in all aspects of the first-year faculty meetings in College Station. Applicants will be responsible for the organization, delivery, evaluation and assessment of the engineering courses and student outcomes associated with those courses. The engineering courses include, but may not be limited to introductory engineering design; statics and dynamics; and engineering ethics. Successful applicants will serve as a liaison between engineering faculty/staff and the two-year partner institutions and advise and mentor undergraduate students and student organizations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the Engineering Academies department’s website to review the program (https://engineering.tamu.edu/academies).

Job Location Houston, San Antonio
Department Engineering Academic & Student Affairs
Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned bachelor level degree and equivalent professional experience in engineering or a relevant field 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 will be expected to work/teach at the Texas A&M-College Station campus during the 2017-2018 academic year, collaborating with engineering faculty on course content and teaching pedagogy. Starting with the fall 2018 semester, faculty will transition to the two-year institution to teach specified Texas A&M engineering courses to students enrolled in the Engineering Academies. The two-year partner institutions are located in Houston and San Antonio, Texas. 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. The appointment will begin during the spring of 2018.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FVN1462014
Open Date 10/27/2017
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
  3. Statement of Teaching
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Other Document
  4. Portfolio
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certification/License
  8. Other