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Faculty Positions

Job Title: Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Status: Active

The College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Tyler invites nominations and applications for Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering, or a closely related field; excellent communication and leadership skills; and a record of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, scholarship, and service. A demonstrated ability to develop a strong externally funded research program preferably in biomedical, energy or manufacturing areas. The candidate’s record of teaching, scholarship, and research should warrant appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure. Responsibilities of the chair include administrating the department and leading the growth of its programs; recruiting and retaining high-quality faculty and students; developing, maintaining, and promoting an environment of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and research; maintaining ABET accreditation; establishment of collaborative relationships with business, industry, and government organizations; and development of significant external funding.

UT Tyler, a component of The University of Texas System, is located in the beautiful East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. Information about the department, college, and university can be found at Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is August 2014. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application summarizing their qualifications, a statement of their vision for mechanical engineering education, a statement of their leadership and management philosophy, their curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least four references to The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Lecturer
Department: Civil Engineering

Status: Active

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position at the level of Lecturer starting January 2015, in the University of Texas at Tyler’s Houston Engineering Center (HEC), located in Houston, Texas.  We are interested in applicants with background in general practice of civil engineering, those with industry or consulting experience are preferred; however, all civil engineering degree holders will be considered. Applications from women and under-represented minority groups are strongly encouraged.  The successful applicant is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate level in the UT Tyler Civil Engineering completion curriculum, leading to a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering.  A successful applicant will also be expected to advise students and assist in the building of the UT Tyler CE program in Houston, and to actively engage in and contribute to internal and external professional service.  Basic Qualifications: Applicants should have an earned Master’s degree (Science or Engineering) in civil engineering or in one of the closely related focus fields (sub-disciplines) of civil engineering. Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.  Interests in structures and solid mechanics preferred. Those with a Ph.D. are encouraged to apply and doctoral candidates will be considered. Licensed professional engineer (PE)preferred.  Application Procedure: To apply, submit the following application materials to Civil Engineering Search, University of Texas at Tyler Department of Civil Engineering, 3900 University Drive, Tyler, Texas 75799 or by e-mail at Use Civil Engineering Search as part of the subject line for the e-mail.  All applicants are required to submit the following items:  1) A curriculum vitae including project experience and a list of publications (no page limit); 2) A cover letter, and a statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy (these two items not exceeding 4 pages); and 3) The names and complete contact information, including e-mail addresses of three (3) references.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be accepted for review.  For more information about the Civil Engineering department please visit the department’s web site  Specific technical questions about the position and the search process will be addressed by sending an e-mail to the search committee’s email address above. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The University of Texas at Tyler is an equal opportunity employer.