Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate Professor

Texas A&M University–Kingsville

United States

December 31, 2022


Job Title

Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate Professor


Texas A&M University - Kingsville


College Of Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Position Title: Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate Professor

Position Ranking (Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate Professor) will be dependent upon experience and credentials.

We are currently seeking a Research Assistant Professor/Research Associate Professor to work in the areas of renewable and sustainable energy with significant research experience in the area of wind power, solar energy, fuel cells, energy storage systems, microgrid, integration of renewable energy sources in the existing power grid, electric vehicles and related areas.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering or in a closely related field. The candidate must have a demonstrated track record of extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences above-mentioned areas. The candidate must be proficient in advanced simulation software development in the aforementioned areas. The candidate is expected to fully utilize the resources available in the Sustainable Energy Systems (SES) Lab and High Performance Computing Center (HPCC).

The candidate will integrate the renewable energy sources and equipment available in the Sustainable Energy Systems Lab and ensure that the lab remains functional for both funded research projects and for research activities related to graduate students' thesis/dissertation. The candidate will work independently with minimal supervision, expected to develop large- scale, multi-disciplinary proposals for external funding, and provide monthly progress report to the supervisor. The work will be performed in the college of engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The research results must be disseminated in journal papers and conference proceedings.

The initial appointment for this position is for two years with a start date on January 1, 2021 and end date on December 31, 2022. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates must provide: (a) complete a TAMUK application form, (b) cover letter describing the qualifications related to this position, (c) a recent CV, (d) copies of transcripts for BS/MS/PhD degrees, and (e) contact information of three references.

Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Mahesh Hosur, Search Committee Chair, at TAMUK is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.

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.

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