The Department of Ocean Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, invites applications for two tenured or tenure track positions with a 9-month academic appointment and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning fall of 2020. Candidates are sought in the autonomous vehicles andrenewable ocean energy areas. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor. Applicants will be considered for the College Station Campus and Galveston Campus.
The Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University is one department across two campuses: College Station and Galveston, Texas. Research areas include offshore platform dynamics, hydrodynamics, physical and numerical modeling, ocean waves, subsea systems, mooring and riser systems, beach nourishment, environmental fluid mechanics, ship motions, dredging, tsunami modeling, autonomous and remotely operated vehicles, and renewable ocean energy. This multidisciplinary department combines the world-class infrastructure and resources of the College Station campus with the strategic waterfront location and unique resources at Galveston. The Galveston campus, the ocean arm of Texas A&M University, is located near the Gulf of Mexico and Houston, TX. This unique configuration offers experimental laboratories as well as field-testing facilities including direct access to the coast and waterfront operations. In College Station, the Department of Ocean Engineering has access to world-class technology centers such as the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), the Center for Autonomous Vehicles and Sensor Systems (CANVASS), the Offshore Technology Research Center (OTRC), the Center for Geospatial Sciences’ Application and Technology Group, the Aerospace Technology Laboratory, and the Research & Operations (ASTRO) Center.
The successful applicant(s) will be required to teach, advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program relating their expertise to some area of offshore, coastal and/or subsea engineering; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (http://engineering.tamu.edu/ocean/).
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Ocean Engineering, Civil Engineering, Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related engineering or science discipline. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement (optional) and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for these specific positions at http://apply.interfolio.com/71678 and http://apply.interfolio.com/71676. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 31, 2020. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated that appointment(s) will begin fall 2020.
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