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Assistant Professor/Mechanical Engineering/RELLIS
Tarleton State University invites applications for two PhD Mechanical Engineering tenure track Assistant Professor positions with an effective start date of September 1, 2020. One position is in the Department of Engineering and Computer Science, the other is in the Department of Engineering Technology. These positions will be part of the RELLIS Academic Alliance with Blinn College in Bryan/College Station. Tarleton is offering the BS in Mechanical Engineering and BAS in Mechanical Engineering Technology at RELLIS and these positions will be full time at the RELLIS location. These faculty members will teach courses in both programs.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
-80% Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching and 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; Assessment and evaluation of student competency and student learning outcomes; Actively participate in program evaluation and continuous improvement. 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. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry. Â Advise students in general engineering as well as the specific discipline. Participate in outreach and recruitment, including but not limited to Texan Tours, high school/community college visits, and visits from prospective students. Participate in institutional service roles such as committees, club advisor, and mentoring.
-20% Scholarly and Creative Activity Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline. Acquire internal and external funding to support research with undergraduate students.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the discipline. Applicants that are ABD or will have completed their Doctoral degree by Fall 2020 will be considered at the Assistant Professor level.Â Doctorate must be conferred by date of hire.
Preferred Education/Experience/SkillsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Expertise in the area control systems/automation or in the area of thermo-fluid systems . Involvement with professional societies of the discipline such as ASME, SME or ASEE. Experience with Canvas, Blackboard or similar LMS is also a plus.
Internal Number: R-027339
About Tarleton State University
Tarleton State University, offering its own brand of personal attention, a unique history, and an exciting future, is founding member of The Texas A&M University System.
Founded as John Tarleton College in 1899, today's university offers cutting-edge academic facilities and world-class faculty with extensive real-world experience.
With its main campus in Stephenville, Tarleton offers centers in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS-Bryan and a global campus for state-of-the-art online programs. Extending the reach of educational value, Tarleton has boosted its selection of online graduate and undergraduate programs through classes in these centers.
Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.
More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.
Tarleton's research cent...ers are daily searching for solutions to global problems. For instance, the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research conducts analyses to address environmental issues facing the state and nation, while the Southwest Regional Dairy Center, using an almost $1 million grant, is working on ways to turn animal waste into a viable energy source.
Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.