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Tenured Professor and Executive Associate Dean

Texas A&M University School of Engineering Medicine
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Administrative, Deans
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Full Time
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The School of Engineering Medicine is seeking a collaborative and inspirational leader to serve as the Executive Associate Dean.  This position is for a full-time tenure review upon hire appointment as a full professor.  This position is primarily administrative with appropriate components of education.   

ENMED is the School of Engineering Medicine’s innovative medical education program, developed in collaboration with Texas A&M College of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Engineering and Houston Methodist Hospital.  ENMED graduates receive a Doctor of Medicine and a Master of Engineering in four years.  This first-in-the-nation program blends experiential learning in engineering innovation with medical school training to create a type of healthcare professional, a “physicianeer” with the goal of transforming health care.  ENMED is located in Houston’s Texas Medical Center.

This position will have the opportunity to help direct an overall strategic vision which will pave the School’s academic, research, medical, engineering, and clinical missions.  This individual will be a highly innovative and visionary leader with a drive to revolutionize medical education.  The Executive Associate Dean will work to advance blending medical and engineering education, foster a culture of innovation, and facilitate collaborations with internal, external, and industry partners.


Education and Experience –

  • Medical Doctorate (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) with Board Certification and clinical practice in their specialty, and/or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in a STEM field
  • Demonstrated effective record in a senior leadership level role of an academic institution, health institution or an equally complex organization
  • Teaching and research portfolio commendable of a tenured professor

 Knowledge and Skills –

  • Show evidence of dynamic leadership, outstanding communication, and administrative skills
  • Have a proven record of leadership enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion of all stakeholders
  • Ability to recruit and retain the highest quality faculty
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the cross-section between engineering and medical disciplines
  • Have knowledge of and experience with aspects of medical education and accreditation processes
  • Work collaboratively with internal, external, and industry partners
  • Demonstrate financial and budgetary management skills
  • Be accessible, approachable, authentic, genuine, supportive and transparent with all stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate and work with diverse groups in a complex, dynamic environment that includes education, research and clinical care
Application Instructions

Interested applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at and upload the following: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) any other relevant documentation.  For further information, please contact Dr. Doug Baxter,

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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