Instructional Assistant Professor Position
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECEN) Program (https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/programs/ecen/) at Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) (http://www.qatar.tamu.edu/) invites applications for the position of a full-time Instructional Assistant Professor at our campus in Doha, Qatar. This position assumes a 9-month academic appointment with an anticipated starting date of August 16, 2020. Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 1, 2020, applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. The ECEN Program is fully committed to a culturally and academically diverse faculty. Therefore, candidates who can contribute further to the faculty diversity are encouraged to apply. This position is in Doha and the successful candidate must relocate to Qatar.
Texas A&M University at Qatar is a partnership with Qatar Foundation, and is based in a new, state-of-the-art, 595,000 square foot building that was completed in 2007. TAMUQ offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, and Petroleum Engineering and a Master Program in Chemical Engineering. The degree programs are identical to those of the main campus at College Station, Texas. A Texas A&M University diploma is awarded to graduates.
Doha is the home of Education City (https://www.qf.org.qa/education/higher-education), a dedicated campus devoted to research and education. In addition to TAMUQ, Education City hosts other academic institutions including Weill Cornell Medical School, Carnegie-Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Northwestern University, University College London, and Georgetown University.
Texas A&M Qatar attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region and result in an annual freshman enrollment of approximately 100 undergraduate students and a total college enrollment of about 550. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Program benefits from state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation in support of its key educational and research missions. The faculty have established strong educational and research programs on a foundation of core engineering disciplines. The program continues to be refreshed in terms of its curriculum and research to meet local and global needs.
Texas A&M University at Qatar offers a competitive salary package commensurate with rank and experience. The package includes housing, annual home leave allowances, dependent education, local transportation allowance, medical insurance for employee and dependents, plus appropriate relocation and repatriation expenses. Faculty members are also eligible for professional development funds to help them with teaching and curriculum development.
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering is required. Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. by the time of the start date. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and to provide service activities. Preference will be given to applicants familiar with the U.S. higher education system, with outstanding academic qualifications and with excellent teaching experience in well-respected universities.
The applicant's primary responsibility will be teaching courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering with special emphasis on fundamental courses in electrical engineering. Knowledge of Python, excellent programming skills and research experience in electrical engineering represent a plus.
The 9-month appointment includes a 3-3 teaching load during Fall-Spring semesters.
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, 3-page description of the teaching experience and philosophy, list of courses taught, and evidence of excellent teaching/course evaluations, 1-page statement on service activity, and a list of 4 references who will send letters when requested.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted before the priority deadline of May 1, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All applications materials should be uploaded to Interfolio via http://apply.interfolio.com/73888
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