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Department Head & Associate/Full Professor Tenure-Track, Engineering Technology

Tarleton State University
76401, Stephenville (US)
Date posted
Feb 9, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Administrative
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Mayfield College of Engineering is accepting applications for the Department Head & Associate/Full Professor tenure-track position for the Department of Engineering Technology to start in the summer of 2024. This is a 12-month appointment located on Tarleton's main campus in Stephenville, Texas. Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate. Requires the ability to teach and/or work remotely at the University’s discretion.

The successful candidate will be expected to have the following essential Duties and Responsibilities: (a) 50% Administration: The Department Head is responsible for providing leadership and support for the faculty and staff within the Department of Engineering Technology while also collaborating with other administrators across the university. (b) 40% Teaching and Service: Develop, implement, and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology, and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. May be required to teach at other campuses or online. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment, and mentoring of new and part-time faculty. (c) 10% Research: You will be expected to remain an active scholar adhering to Mayfield College of Engineering and the Department of Engineering Technology expectations, Texas A&M System, and University policy on tenure and promotion commensurate with your rank and as described in the Mayfield College of Engineering tenure and promotion guidelines.

The applicant must have an earned doctorate/terminal degree in the teaching discipline from an accredited university. Must have five or more years of industry work experience in areas related to the academic programs in the department. Must have leadership, personnel management, and administrative experience. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence and innovation in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and master’s students. Must take an active role in accreditation-related tasks and other institutional service activities. Have a distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and leadership that warrants a tenure faculty appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Rank will be determined by reviewing the faculty member’s record of years of experience and professional achievements in teaching, research, and service consistent with the Texas A&M system guidance.

In addition, the applicant must demonstrate ability in the discipline and show a clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching and service.

Application packets only accepted on-line at Documents required: Completed online application, Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Three professional references with complete contact information, All Transcripts, if required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted and are required with application. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution prior to a letter of appointment issued.)

Review of application packets will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion through teaching and research. Degree programs for more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, at A&M RELLIS at Bryan, and online emphasize real world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

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