The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Industrial Management and Technology (IMT), starting June 1, 2020. The department offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Industrial Management and Applied Engineering Technology (accredited by ATMAE) and a Master of Science (MS) degree in Industrial Management.
The Chair will lead the department forward toward its mission and set a vision for its growth consistent with the College’s strategic plan. The successful candidate will have an established record of accomplishments in teaching, externally funded research, peer-reviewed publications, and leadership. The position requires strong communication skills and excellent judgment, with an ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and work collaboratively with the college leadership as well as leading in and contributing to diverse learning environments. The appointment is expected to be made at the rank of full Professor.
The Chair will set a vision for the department to enhance and maintain currency of all degree programs, develop curriculum and new degree programs, lead accreditation activities, teach courses, carry out fiscal and administrative management of faculty, staff and resources, manage recruitment and retention, promote scholarly activities, establish and maintain externally funded research, and raise funds. The Chair is required to expand relationships with industry, alumni, community and other stakeholders.
Applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. in Industrial Management, Technology Management, Industrial Technology, Engineering Technology or a closely related field from a U.S. accredited university and have related teaching and research experiences in, but not limited to: manufacturing processes and technology, industrial management, OSHA for industry, cost-estimating, lean production, industrial hygiene, safety and risk management, quality assurance and Six-Sigma, computer aided design and manufacturing.
The College serves a student body of nearly 2,500 with about 80 full-time faculty and 25 staff members. The College is composed of the Departments of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Industrial Management and Technology. The College offers 10 undergraduate, 9 masters, and 2 doctoral level degree programs. For more information about the College, please visit http://www.tamuk.edu/engineering.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a comprehensive state-supported university offering a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The university is located 15 miles west of the Gulf of Mexico, 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi, 160 miles south of San Antonio, and 230 miles southwest of Houston. The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering serves a student body of nearly 2,500 with over 120 full-time faculty and staff members, with an annual research funding of over $2M.
The IMT Department has 6 faculty and offers the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees serving over 100 students. IMT Department has well-established laboratories dedicated to CAD/CAM, general computing, electronics and fluids, metals, materials testing, and non-metallic and sheet metal.
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Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. The application package must be submitted online at https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUK_External and must include a cover letter addressing the job requirements, current curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, names and contact information of at least five references, copies of transcripts of BS, MS and PhD degrees. TAMUK is committed to excellence and invites applications from all qualified applicants. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. TAMUK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity (http://www.tamuk.edu).
Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Provost, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, MSC 102, Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202. If transcripts are from an international institution, the selected applicant’s transcripts must be translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator – http://www.aacrao.org/international/foreignEdCred.cfm. The selected candidate must also pass a pre-employment background check.
For additional information, please contact: Dr. Mahesh Hosur, Search Committee Chair, Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering, MSC 188, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is committed to excellence, and invites applications from all qualified applicants. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. TAMUK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.