Assistant Professor of Engineering
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
College Of Arts & Sciences
Proposed Minimum Salary
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-
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
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
Able to establish collaborations with faculty.
Required Applicant Documents:
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
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
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
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