Applications are invited for Professor and Head of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University. The position leads a broad range of faculty initiatives, including enhancing undergraduate and graduate education; increasing extramurally funded research; fostering professional development, collegiality, and interdisciplinary collaboration; strengthening relationships with diverse stakeholder groups; promoting technology transfer in its many forms; and furthering the land-grant tradition. The Department Head will continue a dynamic, productive, and internationally recognized research program while administering the Department.
Candidates for the Professor and Department Head must have an earned doctorate in Agricultural, Biological, or Food Engineering (or related), with an academic record that would qualify them for tenure. Experience in academic administration is preferred. Candidates should provide evidence of visionary leadership; innovative thinking; creative development; commitment to student education; working effectively with faculty, staff, and students; ability to represent departmental constituencies effectively to internal and external groups; and a commitment to a diverse community of scholars and educators.
Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/73848. Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) statements on research, administrative philosophy, departmental vision, undergraduate and graduate education, faculty mentoring, interdisciplinary research, Extension, development, and diversity enhancement; and 7) contact information for five references. Review of applicants will begin 15 Mar 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity and work-life balance. See https://employees.tamu.edu/ocrm/eeo and http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty?Resources/Faculty?WorkLife.