Department of Marine Engineering Technology - MARR

Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Naval Architecture

Position PAR No.


Date Posted

January 11, 2013

Position Details

The Department of Marine Engineering Technology (MARR) at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) invites applicants for a tenure-track or instructional-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level beginning as soon as Fall of 2013; appointment to the higher level may be considered for exceptional candidates. TAMUG is located on the coast near the Houston ship channel and is the maritime campus of Texas A&M University. The successful candidate will have earned both a BS and a PhD from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and/or Naval Architecture. Industry and/or operational experience at sea or in the marine environment are preferred. Candidates with an appropriate MS degree and current maritime license will also be considered. MARR is an undergraduate program leading to a BS degree in engineering technology from Texas A&M University. The MARR Department educates and trains students for performing engineering work in the marine sector or marine-related shore-based industries involving the design, production, operation, maintenance and management of engineering systems and projects. License option students are members of the corps of the Texas Maritime Academy and upon completion of the program, which includes specialty maritime training and shipboard experience, are eligible to sit for the US Coast Guard license examination as third-assistant engineer aboard merchant vessels. Non-license option students complete the same academic course of study except for the shipboard training and typically work ashore in marine related industries.

Education, Experience and Expectations

The successful tenure-track appointment is expected to have the qualifications necessary to attain graduate faculty status in Engineering Technology or other appropriate department at Texas A&M University in College Station, and to supervise MS and PhD students. He or she will also be expected to develop an externally funded, independent research program and to publish in scholarly journals. The instructional track is a non-tenured position but provides opportunity for promotion through the normal academic ranks. Instructional appointments are expected to meet a relatively higher teaching load and to contribute to the department through development of new courses, pedagogical research, publication and presentations at conferences. In both cases, he/she will teach required departmental courses and develop and teach elective courses in his/her specialty. Applicants are encouraged to review the academic program on the department web site  and

In addition to research and teaching, faculty members are expected to participate in departmental and university service efforts, to be active in the profession, to supervise and mentor students, and interact in a collegial way with current faculty. Applicants will be evaluated based on current credentials as well as potential for future impact.


Commensurate with experience

Closing Date

Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  In order to be considered, applicants must complete and sign the official TAMUG Application for Employment.   Reference PAR 3319 and send TAMUG application, cover letter, a curriculum vita and the names of at least three references and their contact information.   For additional information on this position, contact Professor Martin Miller at  Applications should be emailed to or mailed to:

Texas A&M University at Galveston
Human Resources Department
P. O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX  77553-1675

Phone 409-740-4532 * Fax 409-740-5005

 Texas A&M University at Galveston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The university is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in the multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

 Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and the ability to work in the U.S.