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Assistant Professor

Job Title
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Dept Of Chemical & Natural Gas Engineering
Proposed Minimum Salary
Job Location
Kingsville, Texas
Job Type
Job Description
The Wayne H. King Department of Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering at Texas A&M University - Kingsville invites applications for a full-time, 9-month/academic year, tenure-track faculty as an assistant professor beginning the Fall 2018 academic year (start date: August 15, 2018). Candidates must have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution or university in either Petroleum Engineering or Natural Gas Engineering. Post-graduate experience in either industry or academia, a strong record of research productivity, registration as a professional engineer, and demonstrated leadership in professional societies is highly desirable. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department, advise undergraduate and graduate students, supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students? research, develop an externally funded research program to support his/her activities, and participate in activities that lead to strengthening the Department, the College, and the University. Individuals with demonstrated experience in teaching and research in upstream, midstream and downstream natural gas processing are especially encouraged to apply.
The faculty member will be based at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Texas, which as part of the Texas A&M University System, is a state-supported institution housing seven colleges including the graduate college. The university?s enrollment of approximately 9,600 reflects the ethnic diversity of South Texas, with nearly 65% of the students being Hispanic origin. Kingsville a community of 27,000 is located 35 miles southwest of Corpus Christi. For more information, please visit the University?s website: http://www.tamuk.edu.
The preferred appointment date is August 15, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. The application package must be submitted online at https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUK_External and include a cover letter addressing the job requirements, current vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, copies of transcripts of their BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees, and names and contact information of three references.
Questions concerning the position may be directed to:
Dr. Ali Pilehvari, Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Wayne H. King Department of Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering
700 University Boulevard, MSC 193
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, TX 78363-8202
Phone: 361-593-2089
Email: Ali.Pilehvari@tamuk.edu
In order to complete an employment agreement, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be on file in the office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. However for review of application, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts from each institution of higher education attended directly to the search committee chair. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator such as AACRAO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the department
+ Advise undergraduate and graduate students in the department
+ Supervise M.S. and Ph.D. student research
+ Develop an externally funded research program to support his/her activities
+ Support and contribute to the departmental ABET accreditation efforts
+ Participate in activities that lead to strengthening the department, the college, and the university
Education and Experience
+ Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution or university in either petroleum engineering or natural gas engineering
+ Post-graduate experience in either industry or academia is desirable
+ A strong record of research productivity
+ Demonstrated involvement and/or leadership in professional societies is highly desirable
+ Experience in teaching and research in upstream, midstream and/or downstream natural gas processing
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Qualified and willing to teach undergraduate and graduate courses to chemical and natural gas engineering students with an emphasis upon the latter group.
+ Outstanding oral and written communication skills
+ Contribute to the development of innovative teaching and research laboratories in natural gas engineering
+ Demonstrated quality teaching skills
+ Registration as a professional engineer, or progress toward gaining a PE license by successful completion of the FE exam is desirable
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.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the fastest growing public doctoral university in the nation. Degree offerings include well-known programs in engineering, agriculture and music, and new programs in veterinary technology and criminal justice. Classroom learning is enhanced through hands-on research opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Recognized for excellence in affordability, financial aid, athletics and more, Texas A&M-Kingsville offers a complete college experience.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (361) 593-3705.
Useful Links:
+ TAMUK HR Home Page
+ TAMU System Job Opportunities
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