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Sabbatical Positions for Senior Faculty

The Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University has two (2) immediate openings sabbatical positions for senior faculty.

The candidate should have earned a doctorate in petroleum engineering or in a closely related engineering discipline. Preference will be given to candidates whose sabbatical is funded by a funding agency in the country of the home institution, such as Fulbright (USA), DAAD (Germany), FAPESP (Brazil), and CONICYT (Chile).

Both prior academic and industrial experiences are assets. The ideal candidate will have teaching and research interests in one of the following areas: Drilling, Geomechanics, Reservoir Simulation and/ or production operations.

Duties may include:

It is preferred that the sabbatical period will be one year. On completion of the sabbatical, the candidates will be considered for an adjunct faculty position in the Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering.

Texas Tech University is a multipurpose state university with 32,000+ students in a metropolitan area of more than 230,000 inhabitants. We offer a friendly and cooperative work environment and excellent teaching and research facilities.

Qualified applicants are requested to submit an application letter with their CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references to the following address:

Dr. Marshall Watson, P.E.
Petroleum Sabbatical Faculty Search Committee Chair
Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering
Texas Tech University
Box 43111
Lubbock, TX 79409-3111
marshall.watson@ttu.edu

Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and Texas Tech has a sustained commitment to enhancing diversity. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups, and we actively support the needs of dual-career couples.

 

Faculty Positions

The Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University has three (3) 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. 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, Geo-mechanics, Reservoir, and 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. We are proud of our 42,000 square foot Terry Fuller Petroleum Engineering Research Building that opened in February 2014.

Qualified applicants are requested to submit an application letter with their resume and three references to the following address:

Dr. Marshall Watson, P.E.
Department Chair
Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering
Texas Tech University
Box 43111
Lubbock, TX 79409-3111
marshall.watson@ttu.edu

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.

 

Post-Doctoral Researcher

The candidate should be a recent Ph.D. graduate or a Ph.D. candidate to graduate soon. Ideally, the candidate should have research background and/or knowledge in geomechanics, geochemistry and numerical modeling. Journal publication is a must. The future research will be on shale rock-fluid interaction and/or enhanced oil recovery in shale oil and conventional reservoirs.

Qualified applicants may contact the department through email: james.sheng@ttu.edu