Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering Technology)

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This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position TitleAssistant Professor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering Technology)Requisition201900061FRankAssistant ProfessorFLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position CategoryPosition TypeFull-Time Tenure TrackCollegeCollege of Science & Engineering TechnologyDepartmentDept of Engineering TechnologyQuicklink Refer Applicants To

Contact NameDr. Mahdi SafaTitle

Search Committee Chair
Department of Engineering Technology
Sam Houston State University
Box 2088
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone936-294-1091Contact [email protected] Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Seventy-five percent teaching, twenty-five percent research appointment with service activities required for promotion, merit based pay raise, and tenure. Ability to teach traditional and online courses is expected. The successful applicant will contribute to our growing undergraduate research program. The applicant is expected to help with improving the Engineering Technology (and future mechanical engineering technology) program including further development of lab and teaching resources, curriculum development, and application for academic accreditation and certification programs (i.e. ABET, ATMAE, SME).

Educational Requirements for the Position

An earned doctorate degree in Engineering and/or Technology, Mechanical Engineering/Technology, Industrial Technology with mechanical systems and/or technology emphasis, or other closely related fields.

Experience Required for the Position

Desired areas of interest include mechanical and manufacturing systems, mechatronics, engineering mechanics, fluid power, thermodynamics or other subjects related to mechanical engineering technology. Three years of related industrial, college teaching experiences are preferred.

Other Requirements for the Position

Excellent communication skills are required. Applicant must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Special Instructions Summary

Electronically submit the following to
•State of Texas employment application
•Letter of interest
•Curriculum vita
•Statement of teaching philosophy
•Statement of research and goals
•Official transcripts of all university work
•Names and contact information of three references. (Three recommendation letters required before campus interviews)

Open Until FilledYes EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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Candidate DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Reference Contact Information
  6. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 8/22/2019
Application Due: 11/20/2019
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