Assistant Professor of the Practice (Non-Tenure) Faculty Marine Engineering Technology

Texas A&M at Galveston
Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 07, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Marine Engineering Technology (MARR) at Texas A&M University at Galveston invites applications for a full time non-tenure-track position with a 9 month academic appointment beginning September 1, 2021. Applicants will be considered for an Assistant Professor of the Practice title to conduct high impact teaching (undergraduate courses, both face-to-face and online) in Risk Analysis and Management, Marine Auxiliary Systems such as ship’s hull, mechanical, electrical, propulsion systems and Senior Design Capstone Course. The candidate is expected to secure industry support for senior design projects and help obtain industry funded applied research projects for MARR faculty. In addition, the candidate will serve as a coordinator for the Industry Advisory Board for the department and assist with training cruises.

The successful candidate should have a clear plan to obtain industry supported research projects and participate actively in advising, educating and teaching of undergraduate students. This person will also be expected to engage in internal (departmental and university) and external (professional) service and work with local industry to support the blue economy. Salary is competitive.

Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is the primary component that fulfills the sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s land-, sea-, space-grant mission and has nearly $10 million annually in research expenditures. Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 300 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission.