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Assistant Professor of Engineering

Employer
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Location
Killeen TAMUCT

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job location: Killeen TAMUCT


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-06
Req: R-045400
Job Title

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Department

College Of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

$5,500.00 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Science and Mathematics Department at Texas A&M University – Central Texas is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Mechanical Engineering Technology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach mechanical engineering technology classes such as applied thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, heat transfer, manufacturing processes, and solid modeling. Prior teaching experience with undergraduates and post-doctoral research is desirable. A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology or related field is required. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research philosophies, and three professional letters of reference.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related field


Preferred qualifications: Undergraduate teaching experience and post-doctoral research


Job summary/Basic Function: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in engineering, conducting research, advising students, serving in departmental and university committees, and other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in teaching and research in mechanical engineering.
Show an expertise in and commitment to engineering education.
Able to establish an engineering research program.
Exhibit enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and employing innovative teaching methods.
Able to establish collaborations with faculty.

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Research Philosophy
Undergraduate Transcripts
Graduate Transcripts
3 Professional Letters of Reference

Description of Job Responsibility/Duty:

Teaches a variety of undergraduate level classes in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program, various engineering electives, and other classes as needed. Writes syllabi for the courses to be taught using the approved format of the College of Arts and Sciences. Meets with students enrolled in their classes when students need additional assistance with class material and assignments. Teaches twenty-four workload credits each academic year. Summer semester teaching is negotiated on an as needed basis.

Carries out additional requirements of engineering faculty including:

  • Pursues a research agenda and publishes in peer-reviewed journals,
  • Conducts learning outcome measures on all courses taught to assist in maintaining accreditation,
  • Attends university and college faculty meetings
  • Serves on university committees as requested or assigned by Provost
  • Approximately once a year, attends and/or presents at conferences to strengthen teaching knowledge and credentials

Provides academic advising to current or potential students in mechanical engineering technology.

Other duties as assigned.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit www.tamuct.edu.

TAMUCT students in labThank you for your interest in employment with Texas A&M University-Central Texas. We are committed to providing prompt, courteous and friendly service. Explore these exciting opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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