Department of Marine Transportation

Position Title

Non-Tenure Track Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice

Position PAR No.

PAR 4092

Date Posted

November 9, 2017

Position Description

The Marine Transportation Department (MART) at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) invites applications for a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice position in the area of Advanced Navigation with the responsibility of going on summer training cruises and short transits aboard the training vessel fleet. The Texas A&M Maritime Academy is the only maritime academy that is part of an AAU institution - Texas A&M University.

Required Education Qualifications and Training

United States Coast Guard Unlimited Deck License and Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping 2010 endorsement with five (5) or more years in deck officer position and advanced knowledge in communication and vessel operations. Preferences include USCG Chief Mate or Master license with Master’s Degree.

Additional Information

The successful candidate will fulfill both a Professor and ship officer position as needed; participate in the Texas A&M Maritime Academy seagoing courses during the summer, and integrate both academic and ship operations to maintain licensing and educational requirements.  The department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Special Instructions and Closing Date


Applications should be received by November 20, 2017 for full consideration. Anticipated start date is January 1, 2018 to teach four (4) sections of MART 103 Basic Safety & Lifeboatman & one (1) sections of MART 308 Fast Rescue Craft, plus participate in MART 200, 300, and 400 (summer cruises). To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references and their contact information to Please reference PAR #4092. For additional information, contact the Department Head of Marine Transportation (Capt. Augusta D. Roth) via email ( Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.