[robotics-worldwide] Chair Position Announcement

Selahattin Ozcelik ozceliks at att.net
Sun Feb 21 09:32:34 PST 2010

Department Chair

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M
University-Kingsville invites applications for the Chair of the Department
of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. The Department seeks a highly
accomplished scholar and leader, dedicated to the advancement of the
Department's research and educational missions.  The successful applicant
will have achieved a level of academic performance allowing them to be
qualified for appointment as a tenured Professor within the Department.  A
competitive salary will be offered subject to rank and experience.

The applicant must have achieved a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering
or a closely related field.  Applicants with research interest and
accomplishments including energy and thermal systems, robotics, MEMS, and/or
innovative design, and entrepreneurship are especially sought.  The
applicant should be able to demonstrate a record of excellence in research
and teaching, and relevant undergraduate ABET accreditation experience.  The
successful candidate will also demonstrate strong evidence of academic
administrative and leadership effectiveness; a broad vision for excellence
in academic programs for the ME/IE disciplines, including multi-disciplinary
engineering research and the ability to generate external funding for
research and educational initiatives.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The preferred
appointment is for June of 2010, but no later than August 15, 2010.
Applications should include: 1) a full curriculum vita showing evidence of
academic experience consistent with that of the position, 2) statements of
education, research and departmental vision, 3) examples of research
initiatives and leadership, and 4) a list of at least three references.
Submit all application materials online at: http://javjobs.tamuk.edu/. 

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, at least three original letters of
recommendation and 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. However, for
review of application, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts from
each institution of higher education attended.  If transcripts are from an
international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective chair
to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential
evaluator (AACRAO) http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is committed to excellence; the University
also promotes diversity and invites applications from all qualified
personnel regardless of race, ethnicity and gender.





Selahattin Ozcelik, Ph.D
Professor, Interim Chair and Graduate Coordinator
Director, Control Systems and Robotics Laboratories
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Texas A&M University, Kingsville
700 University Blvd, MSC 191
Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: Office: (361) 593-2003, Fax: (361)593-4026
sozcelik at tamuk.edu



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