Instructional Associate/Full Professor and Program Coordinator
Texas A&M University - San Antonio
Internal Number: R-057497
The Department of Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences seeks applications from qualified candidates with a passion for teaching and program building for a full-time non-tenure-track Instructional Associate/Full Professor and Program Coordinator position in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology. Appointment begins in Fall 2023 or earlier depending on identifying a suitable candidate.Â Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related area with industry and program building experience. Excellence in teaching Electronic Systems Engineering Technology at all levels of the curriculum, participation in grant funded developmental projects, and ability to collaborate with industry and other academic partners for program building is expected. The base teaching load for professional-track faculty is 4/4 with a one course reassignment for program coordination (effective teaching load will be 3/3/). Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed. Service to the department, college, university, and the community is expected.
Electronic Systems Engineering Technology: This is a new academic program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) designed to meet the industry needs of metropolitan San Antonio which has aerospace and manufacturing industries, in addition to a strong military community. The curriculum has two focus areas - control systems and communication; the successful candidate should have a specialization in one of these two areas. Â Courses are designed to merge classroom and laboratory activities seamlessly Â and there is an emphasis on project based learning.
University: A&M-SA is a comprehensive regional university with over 7,300 students (Fall 2022) enrolled in undergraduate programs and select graduate programs. It has transformed rapidly into a growing urban university during the past decade. Part of the statewide Texas A&M University System, A&M-SA is located on 694 acres in south San Antonio and serves a diverse student body, offering academic programs that meet regional needs. Built in the style of the historic Spanish missions, the campus facilities leverage technology to enhance the universityâ™s commitment to student success, while embracing the spirit of San Antonioâ™s rich culture. Self-reported demographic data indicate 60% of students are the first generation in their family in college, 77% are Hispanic, and 66% women. The goal is to meet students â˜where they are,â™ be sensitive to their academic and curricular needs and be committed to their progressive and sustained growth.
Required Education and Experience:Â
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution. Specialization in control systems or communication.
A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Electrical Engineering.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Evidence of potential for academic program building in partnership with industry.
Excellent skills in interaction and communication with students, faculty, and staff.
Evidence of excellence in college level teaching at the university level, commensurate with the rank of Instructional Associate/Full Professor.Â
In a letter of interest please speak to the following topics:
Engagement with teaching engineering discipline/s.
Experience with academic program building and partnership with industry.
Texas A&M-San Antonio provides affordable higher education opportunities to students from over 30 counties in the surrounding South Texas region, and has graduated over 5,000 students who are career-ready in a variety of in-demand fields such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology.