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Assistant Professor (Petroleum Engineering)

Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX
  • Posted: November 24, 2019
  • Full-Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor (Petroleum Engineering)

Texas A&M International University

School Of Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description
The School of Engineering at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor (9-month faculty; tenure-track) in Petroleum Engineering to begin Fall 2020. Primary duties include: (1) teaching undergraduate courses in engineering, (2) advising students and, (3) serving on department, college, and university committees. A reduced teaching load (2 courses per semester) is provided to allow for research/grant and publication activities.

The successful candidate is required to hold a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering. We desire candidates with a strong background in Drilling Engineering. ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be awarded before the positions' start date. We also desire candidates who: demonstrate strong research skills, have a strong record of or potential for sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals (commensurate with experience), have the potential for or prior experience with seeking and/ or securing external grant funding, work with diverse student populations, and have the ability to teach in areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate program.

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bilingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit We offer competitive salaries and a benefits package covering health insurance and retirement benefits. We also provide financial support for professional development opportunities such as attending or presenting at academic conferences.

The completed employment application must include a letter of interest that addresses qualifications, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications must be submitted online at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact our Administrative Associate, Ms. Melissa Martinez, at or 956-326-2446.

Application Procedure:

Applications received by December. 27, 2019 will be given highest priority. The start date for the position is Fall 2020 and the search will continue until filled.

During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.
Completed employment applications must include:
+ Curriculum Vitae/Resume
+ Letter of Interest addressing qualifications
+ At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information, and
+ Unofficial graduate transcripts.

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is an international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community.
TAMIU provides over 7000 students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs, built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers a range of baccalaureate and masters programs and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business. Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines.
TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public service, TAMIU improves the quality of lives for citizens of the border region, the State of Texas, and national and international communities.
Texas A&M International University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (956) 326-2360.

Useful Links:
+ TAMIU Home Page
+ TAMIU Campus Tour
+ Employee Benefits
+ Safety & Security Notices
+ EEO Statement
+ Non-discrimination/Sexual Harassment
+ Americans with Disabilities Act
+ Veterans Employment Preference
+ Former Foster Child Employment Preference
+ Selective Service
+ Other TAMU System Job Opportunities

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