Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Assistant Professor

Employer
Texas A&M University - Atmospheric Sciences Department
Location
College Station, TX
Salary
Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Assistant Professor
Closing date
Feb 1, 2023

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Discipline
Atmospheric Sciences
Career Level
Early Career (up to 10 years past degree)
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Paid
Sector Type
Academia

Texas A&M University’s Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Faculty Fellows Program is a faculty hiring program that connects early career faculty advancing outstanding scholarship with relevant disciplinary units on campus. Faculty are hired as ACES Assistant Professors with the expectation of transitioning to tenure track (pending departmental review) by the end of the fellowship period. ACES is administered by the Office for Diversity in partnership with the College of Arts & Sciences.

 

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University is conducting a broad search for a faculty candidate with expertise in any area of atmospheric science, including those that may enhance interdisciplinary initiatives, as part of the ACES Faculty Fellows Program.

 

The ACES Faculty Fellows Program promotes the research, teaching, and scholarship of early career scholars who embrace the belief that diversity is an indispensable component of academic excellence. From this experience at Texas A&M, fellows should develop an understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion and the power that it holds for students, faculty, and staff to enrich their lives.

 

As a public, land-grant, Hispanic-serving (HSI) research university, Texas A&M upholds its responsibility to accountability, campus climate, equity, and scholarship by maintaining a campus that affirms equity and fosters inclusion and belonging. Significantly, Texas A&M holds itself accountable to improve campus climate and equity goals through clear, accessible measures. 

 

ACES Assistant Professors are afforded access to invaluable academic and professional development experiences to advance their careers as scholars. The objective is for ACES Assistant Professors to transition to tenure-track faculty by the end of the fellowship. ACES Assistant Professors will benefit from: prescriptive mentoring, access to instructional best practices, a vast array of world-class research and productivity resources, and a robust network of renowned Texas A&M scholars from across disciplines. 

 

ABOUT THE ACES FACULTY FELLOWS PROGRAM

 

  • Texas A&M University’s ACES Faculty Fellows Program is an up to two-year (24 month) fellowship for early career PhDs. Applicants' degrees should be completed no more than four years from the time of application. ACES Assistant Professors begin their appointment in August.

     

    The benefits and stipend are department specific. Benefits including medical, dental, and vision are available. The faculty fellowship period generally begins August 1 and ends on July 31. Start dates are negotiable, but must commence between July 1 and August 10.

     

    ACES Assistant Professors will receive reimbursement for one-time relocation fees, a research and travel allowance as specified in the position description, and a private office. 

     

    ACES Assistant Professors will teach one course per academic year, thereby benefiting from dedicated research time. Fellows will hold the title of ACES Assistant Professor. 

     

    A hallmark of the Texas A&M University’s ACES Faculty Fellows Program is the mentoring ACES Assistant Professors will receive, as well as its attention to community-building.

     

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