Texas Tech University Professor-Bryan Pearce Bagley Chair in Entrepreneurism in Lubbock, Texas

Position Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Bagley Chair in Entrepreneurism in the Whitacre College of Engineering at Texas Tech University. The recipient of this chair is expected to possess an outstanding research and teaching record that are commensurate with appointment as a tenured professor. As an endowed chair holder, the faculty member will be required to develop academic offerings to equip engineering students for business aspects of engineering practice. The chairholder will be expected to develop an externally funded program in research and scholarship. A sister Bagley Chair (Jean Austin) in Management is held in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech which will provide for unique collaborative opportunities.

Candidates must have a terminal degree in an engineering or business field. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with national and international companies. Significant industrial experience in entrepreneurship, innovation and start-ups is preferred. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The College of Engineering consists of the Departments of Chemical Engineering; Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; and Petroleum Engineering and the chair holder can hold tenure in any of the departments, all of which are ABET accredited

Required Qualifications

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with national and international companies. Significant industrial experience in entrepreneurship, innovation and start-ups is preferred.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: Professor-Bryan Pearce Bagley Chair in Entrepreneurism

Work Location: Lubbock

Org Level 1: Texas Tech University

Campus: Texas Tech University

Department: Engineering

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: Yes

Required Attachments: Cover Letter Professional/Personal References Research Statement Resume / CV Teaching Philosophy

Job Type: Full Time

Pay Basis: Monthly

Salary Grade: 800

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 11295BR