Maritime Systems Engineering - MASE

Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor - Engineering

Position PAR No.


Date Posted

May 8, 2012 / Feb. 26, 2013

Start Date

Fall 2013

Position Details

The Department of Maritime Systems Engineering (MASE) at Texas A&M University at Galveston invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level beginning as soon as Fall of 2013; appointment at a higher level may be considered for exceptional candidates. The Galveston campus is located on the coast near the Houston ship channel and is the maritime arm 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: Civil-Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, and/or Ocean Engineering, and is expected to have expertise in structural engineering. Demonstrated interest in ocean structures or systems is highly desirable. MASE is an undergraduate program leading to a BS degree in engineering from Texas A&M University. The MASE Department educates students, conducts research, and provides service in the area of civil engineering in the marine environment. A core focus of the MASE program is the design of offshore structures and other systems for offshore oil drilling and production, and many graduates obtain employment in that area

Education, Experience and Expectations

The successful candidate is expected to have the qualifications necessary to attain graduate faculty status in Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, and to supervise MS and PhD students in the Civil-Structural and/or Ocean Engineering within that department. He or she will also be expected to develop an externally funded, independent research program and to publish in leading scholarly journals and to have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. 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 at 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. .

A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and in research, in addition to the skills and drive to develop an externally funded, independent research program and to publish in leading scholarly journals.


Commensurate with experience

Closing Date

Open until filled

To apply, complete the University Application for Employment .  Send application, cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of at least three references.  For additional information on this position, contact Professor Martin Miller at  Applications may be emailed to or mailed to: 

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

 Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and verification of eligibility to work in the US.  Texas A&M University at Galveston promotes and values diversity and inclusion in the work place. As an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employee TAMUG provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.