Overview

The Department of Marine Engineering Technology at Texas A&M University at Galveston is seeking an experienced and visionary department head with demonstrated academic leadership, and scholarship applicable to engineering with emphasis on Maritime and Marine. This position will be hired at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. The department head is responsible for leadership of the department including the vision for the department, strategic planning, the management of the financial resources and human resources responsibilities. Department heads are expected to contribute to the mission of teaching with a teaching assignment of 1 course per semester. If the candidate holds a license, then the courses could include STCW competencies.

Candidates should have a rank of full professor; however, exceptional candidates at the associate professor level will also be considered. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in any field related to the department’s academic programs and have a distinctive and active record of research, publication, and external funding. The appointment as Department Head is initially a five years term with a potential for additional terms.  The following qualifications will be considered a plus:  a registered professional engineering license (P.E.), a U.S. Coast Guard engineering license, substantial experience with ocean going shipboard operations, and/or offshore drilling and production, and process methodologies.

The Marine Engineering Technology program produces graduates for marine engineering jobs related to design, operations, management, with technical competence of engineering systems.  The program provides two scholastic avenues for students. The License Option produces graduates who possess a U.S. Coast Guard license. The Non License Option develop graduates who satisfy the needs of both onshore and offshore industries. For more information about the “Marine Engineering Technology” program at Texas A&M University at Galveston see the online website at http://www.tamug.edu/marr/.

The Galveston branch campus of Texas A&M University is a special purpose campus focusing ocean-oriented education, research, and public service in a variety of marine/maritime programs.  It houses the only maritime training academy located on the Gulf of Mexico.

Applications should be submitted via the Workday system and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references (including postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses).
External applicants: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUG_External
Internal applicants: https://jobs.tamu.edu/internal-applicants/

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2020. For more information on the position contact Dr. Joan P. Mileski, chair of the search committee, by phone at 409-740-4978 or by email at mileskij@tamu.edu.

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.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action /Veterans / Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Notice of Non-discrimination: http://www.tamug.edu/hrd/LinksAndForms/TAMUG_N otice_of_Nondiscrimination_and_Abuse.pdf

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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