Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor of the Practice, Professor of the Practice, Instructional Assistant Professor, Instructional Associate Professor, Instructional Professor - Texas A&M McAllen Higher Education Center

Texas A&M Engineering - College Station, TX (30+ days ago)


The Texas A&M McAllen Higher Education Center is a remote learning environment of Texas A&M University located in McAllen, Texas. There are several Texas A&M programs offered at the McAllen Higher Education Center, including two degree programs for engineering: Interdisciplinary Engineering and Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology. Students who choose to study engineering at the McAllen Higher Education Center are Texas A&M Engineering students. They will spend at least their first year in McAllen as general engineering students. After their first year, they may wish to stay at the McAllen Higher Education Center to earn a BS in either Interdisciplinary Engineering or Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology, or they may choose to apply to one of the 18 engineering majors offered in College Station. These talented students will be enrolled in Texas A&M engineering courses, taught by Texas A&M faculty, earning a Texas A&M degree, all while being able to stay in the Rio Grande Valley.

The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for academic professional track faculty positions at the lecturer, instructional professor, and professor of practice levels with teaching expertise in engineering. Successful applicants will teach primarily at the undergraduate level and provide extensive support for Texas A&M Engineering including developing and implementing improvements to instructional techniques. Applicants will be responsible for the organization, delivery, evaluation and assessment of the engineering courses and student outcomes associated with those courses. The engineering courses include, but may not be limited to introductory engineering design; statics and dynamics; thermodynamics; materials science engineering; electrical circuits; computer programming; engineering laboratories; senior capstone design courses; and engineering ethics. Successful applicants will serve as a liaison between College Station and McAllen engineering faculty/staff and advise and mentor undergraduate students and student organizations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the Engineering at McAllen’s website to review the program (https://engineering.tamu.edu/academics/engineering-at-mcallen).

Applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned bachelor level degree and equivalent professional experience in engineering or a relevant field for professor of practice level titles. Candidates for other academic professional track titles must have an advanced degree in a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Applicants will be expected to work/teach at the Texas A&M-College Station campus during the 2017-2018 academic year, collaborating with engineering faculty on course content and teaching pedagogy. Starting with the fall 2018 semester, faculty will transition to the McAllen Higher Education Center to teach specified Texas A&M engineering courses to students enrolled there. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineeringjobs.com. The appointment will begin during the spring of 2018.

The members of Texas A&M Engineering are all Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employers committed to diversity. It is the policy of these members to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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