Faculty Position Openings : Texas A&M University


Faculty Positions in Structural Engineering

Texas A&M Engineering
Zachry Department of Civil Engineering

Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Texas A&M – Dwight Look College of Engineering
Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of more than 175,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 55,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $820 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $5 billion, the university ranks fourth among U.S. public universities and 10th overall. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance. For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/content/balancing-work-and-life. With over 400 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and more than 13,900 students, the Dwight Look College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked seventh in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven of the collegeís 13 departments ranked in the Top 10. The Look College is also ranked 10th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The American Society for Engineering Education ranks the Look College second in research expenditures.

Department Overview: Zachry Department of Civil Engineering
The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering is proud to be among the top civil engineering programs in the country, ranked 8th in undergraduate programs and 10th in graduate programs at public institutions. Texas A&M civil engineering graduates are highly recruited and widely regarded as among the most work-ready young engineers in the country. The department currently has 55 tenured and tenure-track faculty and 11 academic professional track faculty members. Our student population is comprised of 1,128 undergraduate students (sophomore to senior level) and close to 500 graduate students. For more information on the department, please visit http://engineering.tamu.edu/civil. The departmentís focus on research supporting sustainable and resilient infrastructure is primarily facilitated through two state agencies: the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). In addition, construction of the Center for Infrastructure Renewal (CIR), a joint venture between both agencies, will begin in 2016. This comprehensive facility for infrastructure research will include a high bay laboratory to support large- and full-scale structural testing.

Job Summary
The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for two tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or professor level with expertise in structural engineering. Candidates should expand or strengthen the current expertise of our civil engineering faculty. The expectations of the Dwight Look College of Engineering for its faculty are that they continually strive for excellence in teaching, establish and maintain an independent research program that leads to a national reputation in their area, be a contributing member of the faculty by providing a reasonable level of service to or representing the department. Candidates must demonstrate that their research is a national and/or international priority and has strong potential for federal or industrial funding. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

Required Education and Experience
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Other Requirements
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research 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. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2015. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2016.

EEOC Statement
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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