Department of Marine Transportation/Texas Maritime Academy - MART/TMA

Position Title

Assistant Professor of the Practice (non-tenure track)

Position PAR No.


Date Posted

 January 13, 2014

Position Description

This position fulfills both a lecturer and ship officer position as needed; participates in Texas Maritime Academy sea going courses every summer and integrates both academic and ship operations to maintain licensing and educational requirements.   Instructs two courses within the Marine Transportation Department (MART 301 and 306); helps facilitate ZOPT activities.  (ZOPT = designated time for Corps of Cadets Activity for license option students).  Also serve on committees and advise students on academic courses. Assist with new student orientation.

Required Education Qualifications and Training

Bachelor Degree with 2 years minimum experience as a Merchant Marine. A current United States Merchant Mariners Credentials (MMC) for 3rd Mate Unlimited or higher.  Must also hold a valid passport, TWIC and STCW. Current U.S. Coast Guard approved RADAR, ARPA, and ECDIS certification.

Prefered Education and Experience

Masters Degree with 5 years minimum experience as a Merchant Marine. A current United States Merchant Mariners Credential of Chief Mate Unlimited or higher supporting documents. Advanced understanding of marine electronics and computer operations.



Special Instructions and Closing Date

It's requested that all  applicants to fill out the Self ID form using the Position ID of 1641 at

Attach all mariner certification with your resume/CV.  This includes Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMC), STCW approved courses, TWIC, valid passport, etc.  APPLICATIONS SHOUD BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 21, 2013.  THE ANTICIPATED START DATE IS JANUARY 13, 2014.

Applications should be received by December 21, 2013 for full consideration.  All Applications MUST include the official TAMUG Application for Employment.   Reference PAR 3499.  TAMUG Application, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references with addresses and telephone numbers to be emailed to or mailed to:

Chair of Texas Maritime Academy/Maritime Transportation Search Committee,
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

 Filling this position is dependent upon available funding in the budget.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.  Texas A&M University at Galveston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Diversity.