Assistant Professor of Practice in Mechanical Engineering

Texas State University San Marcos

United States

December 31, 2021


Posting Information Position Title Assistant Professor of Practice in Mechanical Engineering

Job Posting Number 202211NTL Job Location San Marcos College College of Science and Engineering Department/School Ingram School of Engineering Position Description

Texas State University seeks applications for a non-tenure line position of Assistant Professor of Practice for a proposed baccalaureate degree in mechanical engineering (ME) that will be housed in the Ingram School of Engineering (ISoE).

The proposed ME program will embed Industry 4.0 tools and technologies throughout the curriculum to prepare students who can design and develop mechanical and thermal systems that are intelligent, interconnected, and integrated with the virtual world and emerging digital infrastructures.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate thermo-fluid sciences laboratories and courses and senior-level capstone design courses. For more information on Texas State University's Faculty of Practice appointments follow this link, https:// policies/academic-affairs/04-01-23.html. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications

  • A master's degree in mechanical engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • Demonstrates more than five years beyond entry level experience in a professional practice capacity in the field of thermo-fluid sciences.
  • Applicant must hold a Professional Engineer (PE) License or be able to obtain a PE License within a period of three years.
  • Demonstrate, by virtue of education and/or design experience, qualifications to teach courses that are primarily design in content.
  • Demonstrated leadership roles in mechanical engineering related professional organizations.
  • Record of professional publications and presentations.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • A doctoral level degree in mechanical engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • Record of teaching experience related to mechanical engineering thermo- fluid sciences courses.
  • Experience in the application of Industry 4.0 principles.
  • Experience with ABET accreditation procedures and deliverables.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication.
  • Application Procedures

    Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: //

    To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by December 31, 2021:

    1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum vitae highlighting: a) Professional registration status, b) List of professional and post-doctoral employments, c) List of published peer-reviewed articles, d) List of funded research proposals, with funding amount and funding agency, e) List of courses taught as the Instructor of Record, and f) Consultation experience; 3) Statements of teaching interests; and 4) List of three references.

    The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

    Type of Position Full-Time Proposed Start Date Fall 2022 Posting Date 10/04/2021 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 12/31/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes EEO/AA Statement

    Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Reasonable Accommodation

    If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

    Record Checks and Verifications

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Eligibility for Employment

    Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

    Tobacco-Free Campus

    Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

    Why Work at Texas State?

    Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

    Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Statements of Teaching Interests
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Licensure
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Letter of Recommendation #3
  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
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