Assistant Professor

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409
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Assistant Professor in Wind Energy

The College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University (TTU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Wind Energy unit. The successful candidate will help to build up this nationally recognized academic and research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, as well as provide service to the program, college and university.  

About the Unit and/or College

Texas Tech is a Carnegie Tier 1 research university with more than 40,000 students. The Wind Energy unit is part of TTU’s largest college, the College of Arts and Sciences. Currently, this unit has approximately 170 undergraduate students enrolled.

Major/Essential Functions

Research experience/potential in the field of wind and/or related renewable energy is expected, and the person hired is expected to collaborate closely with TTU’s National Wind Institute, a nationally recognized research center focused on Energy Systems, Wind Engineering and Measurement, and Prediction research pillars. The Wind Energy program does currently offer a graduate program, and the successful candidate will work with these students as well.

Candidates are expected to seek and bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University. Duties include research program building, working/teaching with undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service and outreach to the unit, college, university and community is expected.


Required Qualifications

A PhD in Engineering, Science or a related field is required at the time of appointment, and applicants must have a strong background in Wind Energy and/or Renewable Energy Systems. Experience in writing research proposals and potential for attracting external research funds. The candidate should have a demonstrated record of publications in reputable journals in their field. A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations.


Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will have great promise for, teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate levels and scholarship commensurate with the standards of a research-intensive university. Experience in guiding undergraduate and graduate students as a teacher and mentor.

Texas Tech is a nationally-recognized, Carnegie Tier 1 Research University located in Lubbock, Texas and is ranked as a national research university by US News and World Report. Texas Tech is an AA/EOE and welcomes all applicants to apply at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants must first visit the TTU employment website at Once there, go to “Search Jobs”, search for requisition number 24008BR, and provide the required information. Afterwards, applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, names and contact information (including e-mail address) of at least three professional references. These documents must be uploaded to the employment website. Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to Review of applications will begin March 15, 2020. Texas Tech University is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

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 welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.


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Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409

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