The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, tenured/tenure-track (assistant professor, associate professor, or professor) position with a 9-month, academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning Fall 2023. The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession.
The selected candidates are expected to carry out research in the area of semiconductor and electronics processing. Relevant topics include (but are not limited to): chemical vapor deposition, atomic layer deposition, plasma etching, ion implantation, thin film processing, and surface treatments which ensure precise, efficient, and scalable fabrication to produce smaller, faster, and more energy-efficient electronic components with excellent adhesion, fewer defects, and enhanced performance and reliability.
The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M has a 205,000-ft2 facility in the Jack E. Brown Chemical Engineering building, with another 16,000-ft2 facility in the Giesecke Engineering Research Building shared with the Texas A&M Energy Institute. The department has 32 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty; 7 Professors of Practice; 6 lecturers and senior lecturers; 243 graduate students; and over $37 million in endowments The department had over $19M in total research expenditures during FY21.. Among public schools, the department was ranked 16th for its graduate program and 10th for its undergraduate program.
Texas A&M University is in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 273,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 73,200 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $1.14 billion annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $11.5 billion, the university ranks third among U.S. public universities and eighth 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 https://facultyaffairs.tamu.edu/prospective-faculty/living-in-aggieland.html. With close to 700 faculty members and more than 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked sixth in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 15 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in chemical engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a personal Statement (your statement should include your philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service as applicable), and a list of five professional references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/132479. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2023. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin Fall 2024.
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