Assistant Professor of the Practice- Maritime Transportation Dept

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By The Maritime Executive 04-17-2019 10:31:53

Application Closing Date 05/15/2019
Experience required 5+ Years
Employment Type Full Time

The Maritime Transportation Department (MART) at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) invites applications for a full-time (9 months per year), Academic Professional Track faculty member (non-tenure) at the Assistant Professor of the Practice position in the area of marine transportation, navigation, seamanship, lifesaving and dynamic positioning courses with the possibility of hire for summer sea term cruises.  The Texas A&M Maritime Academy is the only maritime academy that is part of an AAU institution - Texas A&M University. Requirements are advanced knowledge of navigation, communication, and vessel operations as well as a United States Coast Guard Unlimited Deck License and Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping 2010 endorsement with five (5) or more years in a Deck Officer position. Preferences include U.S. Coast Guard Chief Mate or Master license with Master’s Degree. 

The successful candidate will enhance the quality of undergraduate and graduate license option education by teaching four to five (4-5) sections of MART 115 – Seamanship I, one to two (1-2) sections of MART 404/The Navigator, and possibly one to two (1-2) section of MART 489/ Dynamic Positioning during the fall and spring semesters, including all corresponding lab sections, and participate in multiple departmental committees. The new Assistant Professor of the Practice will integrate both academic and ship operations to maintain licensing and educational requirements.  In addition, there is the possibility to teach MART 200, 300, and 400 during the summer sea terms.  

Applications must be received by May 15, 2019 for full consideration.  The anticipated start date is August 26, 2019.

Applications should be submitted via the Workday system and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references (including postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses).  Please reference PAR #4361.

External applicants:  https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUG_External 

Internal applicants: https://jobs.tamu.edu/internal-applicants/

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of Texas A&M University at Galveston’s academic community. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.  

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Notice of Non-discrimination: 


For more information about the position, contact the Department Head of Maritime Transportation, Capt. Augusta D. Roth, via email (rotha@tamug.edu).