Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering (UT PGE) seeks outstanding applicants to fill a petroleum engineering faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. The successful candidate is expected to supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop sponsored research programs, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and the engineering profession. A PhD in petroleum engineering or a related discipline is required.

Preference will be given to those applicants whose specialties fall within the broad areas of production engineering or reservoir engineering. We look for candidates who have the leadership and vision to establish a self-supporting research program that addresses not just the energy problems of today but can anticipate the needs of the future. An ability to work with our existing faculty and research personnel, as well as effectively supervise graduate students, will also be a key attribute of the successful candidate. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

UT PGE is a world leader in petroleum engineering research, education, training and outreach, dedicated to maintaining oil and gas as an affordable, sustainable and reliable source of energy into the future. The department’s faculty and students work and study using state-of-the-art equipment and expanding laboratory and instructional space. Interdisciplinary work is promoted and rewarded in collaboration with the six other departments of the Cockrell School of Engineering as well as with the top-ranked Jackson School of Geosciences and other related organizations. UT Austin's reputation and continued accomplishments make it one of the most attractive centers of research investment for industry, foundations and governmental agencies.

Apply online. Interested persons should submit a detailed curriculum vitae including academic and professional experience, statements describing their philosophy and goals with regard to both teaching and research, and a list of peer-reviewed publications and other technical papers. Applicants should also provide the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least five references.

The application deadline for full consideration is December 31, 2018. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on selected applicants. The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.






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