*The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering Texas A&M University*

The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M Univer
sity invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty posit
ions at the assistant, associate, or professor level with expertise in multi
-scale systems engineering for energy and the environment; molecular and bi
o-systems engineering including computational biology, e.g. De Novo protein
design and protein structure prediction; modeling and optimization including
global optimization methods, and supply chain and operations management; m
odel-based control and advanced algorithms. For associate professor and prof
essor positions, candidates with proven and sustained funding records and ex
ceptional academic credentials are encouraged to apply. The successful appli
cant is expected to develop and maintain a research program leading to national
and international recognition and to teach and mentor undergraduate and grad
uate students; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; an
d serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are
required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our a
cademic and research programs (

The department has a 205,000-ft2 facility, with another 16,000-ft2 facility
to be available within a year. The department has 28 full-time tenure/tenure
-track faculty; 7 lecturers; 150 graduate students; and over $27 million in
endowments. In FY2014, the department was awarded over

$9.4M of new research grants. In the 2014 US News and World Report ranking of
the undergraduate programs, the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engine
ering at Texas A & M University was ranked 11th among the public schools.

Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a
population of more than 175,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle f
ormed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 50,000
graduate and
undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more
than $820 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationw
ide. With an endowment valued at more than $5 billion, the university ranks
fourth among U.S. public universities and 10th overall. With 380 tenured/ten
ure-track faculty members and more than 12,000 students, the Dwight Look C
ollege of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the coun
try. The college is ranked seventh in graduate studies and eighth in underg
raduate programs among public institutions by

*U**.S. News & World Report*, with seven of the college’s 13 departments ran
ked in the Top 10. The Look College is ranked second in research expenditures
by the American Society for Engineering Education.

Candidates applying for these positions must have a PhD, with at least one d
egree (BS or PhD) in chemical engineering or a closely related field.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including current
research funding if appropriate), teaching statement, research statement, an
d a list of five references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and e
mail addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineerin <>Full consideration will be gi
ven to applications received by November 1, 2014. Applications received after
that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated
the appointment will begin in spring 2015.

The members of Texas A&M Engineering are all Affirmative Action/Equal Employ
ment Opportunity Employers. It is the policy of these members in all aspects
of operations each person shall be considered solely on the basis of qualifi
cations, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age,
disabilities or veteran status.