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Instructional Associate/Full Professor and Program Coordinator

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Instructional Associate/Full Professor and Program Coordinator


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department of Mathematical, Physical, & Engineering Sciences

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San Antonio, Texas

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The Department of Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences seeks applications from qualified candidates with a passion for teaching and program building for a full-time non-tenure-track Instructional Associate/Full Professor and Program Coordinator position in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology. Appointment begins in Fall 2023 or earlier depending on identifying a suitable candidate. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related area with industry and program building experience. Excellence in teaching Electronic Systems Engineering Technology at all levels of the curriculum, participation in grant funded developmental projects, and ability to collaborate with industry and other academic partners for program building is expected. The base teaching load for professional-track faculty is 4/4 with a one course reassignment for program coordination (effective teaching load will be 3/3). Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed. Service to the department, college, university, and the community is expected.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology: This is a new academic program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) designed to meet the industry needs of metropolitan San Antonio which has aerospace and manufacturing industries, in addition to a strong military community. The curriculum has two focus areas - control systems and communication; the successful candidate should have a specialization in one of these two areas. Courses are designed to merge classroom and laboratory activities seamlessly and there is an emphasis on project based learning.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution. Specialization in control systems or communication.

  • A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Electrical Engineering.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Evidence of potential for academic program building in partnership with industry.

  • Excellent skills in interaction and communication with students, faculty, and staff.

  • Evidence of excellence in college level teaching at the university level, commensurate with the rank of Instructional Associate/Full Professor.

In a letter of interest please speak to the following topics:

  • Engagement with teaching engineering discipline/s.

  • Experience with academic program building and partnership with industry.

Application Process: Applicants must complete online ( ) (1) the application/Faculty Form, and upload (2) the letter of interest, (3) curriculum vitae which includes a list of three (3) references that will be willing to provide letters of recommendation if requested (do not include letters at the time of application), and (4) unofficial copies of transcripts.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting an application. No changes or revisions may be made to the submitted documents once they have been uploaded. If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources at (210) 784-1000 or email

Application review will begin as soon as they are submitted. The position is open until filled.

Finalists (and only finalists) must request at least three current letters of recommendation, with the subject ‘Instructional Associate/Full Professor of ESET – Letter of Recommendation – Applicant Name’ to be sent directly by the author to the Chair - Search Committee for Electronic Systems, via postal mail (Address: C/O Dr. M.K. Balasubramanya, Department of MPES, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224) or by email delivery ( The letter of recommendation should be written on official letterhead, be less than one year old, and must bear the writer's actual signature. If selected, finalists must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be appointed to the position.

Official transcripts of the candidate selected for the position must be on file with the Office of the Provost, and sent directly from each degree-granting institution to Texas A&M University-San Antonio at the address listed below. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (e.g., AACRAO;

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Office of the Provost

ATTN: Alissa Meyer

One University Way, Ste. 435

San Antonio, Texas 78224

Summary of Employee Benefits are available here:

Please direct any questions to Dr. M.K. Balasubramanya: (

The university is committed to inclusive excellence and invites applications from all qualified applicants. A&M-SA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link:

Summary of Employee Benefits:

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement, and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

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.


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From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

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