Assistant Professor of Engineering

Texas A&M University–Central Texas

United States

February 6, 2022

Description

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.

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