Visiting Assistant Professor, Engineering

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Engineering

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E-School Of Engineering & Computing Sciences

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Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description
The Department of Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering invites applications for one non-tenure-track engineering faculty position for a person with a background in civil engineering at the Visiting Assistant Professor level. The expected starting date will be fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses primarily in the solid mechanics area (statics, materials science, strengths of materials, solid mechanics, and/or solid mechanics lab). The teaching load will be the equivalent of four lecture courses per semester. The service assignment for this position may include assistance with the development of a new program in civil engineering currently under review. The duration of the appointment(s) will be one academic year.

The Department of Engineering prepares well-educated, highly skilled, and socially and professionally responsible engineers and engineering technologists from a diverse population of students so that they can have productive and rewarding careers at local, state and national levels. Graduates will be well grounded in the fundamentals of engineering, mathematics, science, communications, and problem solving. To ensure that our graduates are valued by industry and to continually improve our program, input is sought from employers, our alumni and an industry advisory committee so that the changing needs of industry are met. The Department of Engineering offers programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and mechanical engineering technology.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned Ph.D. degree in civil engineering or a related field; and
  • Teaching experience at the University level, either as a teaching assistant or as an instructor.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate courses in a university setting.


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application addressing qualifications listed below including a statement of teaching/research philosophy,
2. A curriculum vitae,
3. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses, and
4. Copies of transcripts of graduate coursework.

The deadline for applications is Monday, July 1, 2019.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 5/17/2019
Application Due: 7/4/2019
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