Chair And Professor EngineeringThe University of Texas at El Paso invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair and Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME). This is a twelve-month appointment with a projected starting date of September 1, 2014.
The Chair will lead the MME department toward achieving UTEP’s goal of being the nation’s first national research university with a 21st-century student demographic. The chair supervises the MME faculty and staff and reports to the Dean of Engineering. The primary responsibilities of the Chair are to provide visionary leadership; to encourage excellence and innovation in teaching, research and service; to advance professional development of the faculty and staff; and to promote productive relationships with students, alumni, industry, and governmental agencies. The well-qualified candidate will have demonstrated successful administrative skills, a perspective that balances research and teaching, and the ability to lead a faculty representing a range of metals/materials interests.
QualificationsThe successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering or related discipline, with a record of teaching, research, service, and leadership commensurate with a tenured appointment at the level of professor.
Apply for this Position
To apply for the position, please send an e-mail message to blow email address: a single pdf attachment that includes: 1) a letter describing your interests and philosophy as the potential leader of the department; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae; 3) complete contact information for three references; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; and 5) a description of research accomplishments and plans.
Please include “Faculty Application: YOUR NAME” in the subject line. Also, please name your attached pdf file with the following convention: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.pdf.
Additional information about the College of Engineering and the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department is available at http://engineering.utep.edu/
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
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