The Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University has four (4) immediate openings for tenure track and/or tenured positions at the level of assistant, associate and full professor. The candidate should have earned a doctorate in petroleum engineering or in a closely related engineering discipline. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising and mentoring students, supervising graduate student research, developing sponsored research projects, and actively participating in departmental, university and professional service activities. Both prior academic and industrial experience are assets. The ideal candidates will have teaching and research interests in one of the following areas Drilling, Geomechanics, Reservoir Simulation, and or production operations. New faculty are expected to be engaged in scholarship or creative activity that attracts outside funding in the form of fellowships, grants, exhibits, etc. Texas Tech University is a multipurpose state university with 32,000+ students in a metropolitan area of excess of 230,000 inhabitants. We offer competitive salaries, a friendly and cooperative work environment and excellent teaching and research facilities.
Qualified applicants are requested to submit an application letter with their resume and three references to the following address:
Dr. James Sheng
Petroleum Faculty Search Committee Chair
Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3111
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.