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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering

West Texas A&M University
Job Location:
Canyon, Texas
Mechanical Engineering
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering. (Other ranks may be considered depending on the candidate's qualifications and accomplishments.) Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Additionally, applicants must be able to teach in the areas of solid mechanics at the undergraduate and graduate levels (e.g., statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, engineering design). The College of Engineering is looking for a highly motivated individual who can complement current strengths and expertise within the mechanical engineering program. Candidates with interests and demonstrated background in any area of mechanical engineering research are encouraged to apply.

Tenure-track faculty are expected to establish a vibrant, sustainable, and internationally visible research program; make significant scholarly contributions to their discipline; be an effective teacher and mentor of both undergraduate and graduate students; engage in institutional and professional service as well as public outreach. The successful candidate will also be capable of teaching mechanical engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Other qualifications include strong leadership and interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, an ability to work in a collaborative research environment and a commitment to promoting and embracing diversity.

The College currently has 40 full-time faculty members, approximately 750 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students, and has an ambitious plan for growth, recognition, and visibility. West Texas A&M University's College of Engineering offers diverse programs in mechanical, civil, electrical, and environmental engineering as well as engineering technology, mathematics and computer science. More information about the College can be found at

Full screening of applications will commence on February 1, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled or the search has been terminated. The first day of employment is scheduled for August 15, 2022. Inquiries may be sent to Vinitha Subburaj, Associate Dean, College of Engineering, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas ( Interested candidates should submit a single PDF containing the following: cover letter; vita; and contact information for three to five references. Funding subject to budget approval 2022-2023.
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