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Director of the School of Engineering and Full or Endowed Professor of Petroleum Engineering

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Other Engineering Faculty

Req#: R-041931

The College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A&M International University seeks a senior person as Director of the School of Engineering and Killam Endowed Professor of Petroleum Engineering to begin Fall 2022. Responsibilities include oversight and management of the School of Engineering, which encompasses academic programs in Systems Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Computer Engineering, and a minor in Geology. The school is a rapidly growing academic unit within the college and has ten full-time faculty members. The Director of Engineering reports directly to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, teaches one class a semester, and serves on a 12-month appointment. 

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate should hold a PhD in Petroleum Engineering or a related field, qualify for appointment as Associate or Full Professor, and possess outstanding interpersonal, leadership, management, and administrative skills and relevant experience. The candidate should also have an active research agenda and publication record that would qualify them for the Killam Professorship, be committed to mentoring department faculty, and committed to undergraduate instruction, scholarship and publication, grant writing, and service to the university and community.

Application Procedure: 

Review of applications will begin on November 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be given priority. The position start date is expected to be Fall 2022. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply for consideration please fill out an application on the TAMIUworks webpage and attach the following materials: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research accomplishments and future directions, (4) teaching statement, (5) statement describing administrative experience and accomplishments, (6) name and contact information (address, e-mail, phone) of three professional references and (7) Unofficial graduate transcripts.If you have any questions please contact Director of the School of Engineering Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Kidd, at or 956-326-2585.Texas A&M International University is a growing university of over 8,400 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city of about 300,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit

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