Academic Affairs Job Postings

Mary & Jeff Bell Endowed Distinguished Professorship

Posted: March 26, 2021 


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) College of Business invites internal applications for the Mary & Jeff Bell Endowed Distinguished Professorship of Business starting in the Fall 2021 semester. The purpose of the distinguished professorship is to enhance the College of Business at TAMU-CC and to generate academic excellence. 

Required Qualifications:   

  • Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D. or DBA) in a business discipline from an AACSB accredited institution;
  • Demonstrated record of teaching, research, and service excellence.


The Mary and Jeff Bell Professor is a term of three years with an annual evaluation. Responsibilities include teaching in-person and online undergraduate and graduate courses, scholarship, service to the profession, college, and university, and being an engaged leader and ambassador for the college.

Search Process

The holder of the Mary & Jeff Bell Endowed Distinguished Professorship will be one of three endowed positions in the College of Business. The review of candidates will focus on their research productivity, teaching effectiveness, involvement in university, college, and community service.

To be considered for the position, all applicants must submit the required documentation:

  1. A letter of application addressing qualifications listed including a statement of societal impact and teaching/research philosophy
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses

Please send all required documentation to Debbie Linares at by Friday, April 9, 2021. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Don Deis at


 Director of the Honors Program Position Description

Posted: March 18, 2021

The Honors Program invites applications for the Director of the Honors Program, beginning no later than August 2021. This position will involve a half-time reassignment of workload (50%). Approval of the current Department Chair and Dean should be secured prior to application.


 Rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure;

 A strong and consistent record of scholarly and/or creative activity;

 A commitment to working closely with students and faculty with diverse interests and goals;

 Recent involvement with the Honors community through teaching or mentoring.

About the Honors Program

The Honors Program is an eighteen-hour plan of study that works with a student’s major to provide life-changing opportunities to challenge them beyond their expectations. Honors enhances the educational journey through a supportive and diverse community of 200 students that focuses on co-curricular experiences, such as undergraduate research and creative activities, study abroad/away, internships and applied educational experiences, community engagement, and service-learning. Honors is proud of its university and community engagement, having the distinction of logging more service and internship hours than any other group on campus. It also has its own study abroad program, Honors Residence Hall, Honors Lounge, and all students receive academic scholarships.


The Director is responsible for i) setting the academic standards and goals of the Honors Program, ii) teaching and mentoring honors students, iii) overseeing the honors curriculum and program assessment, iv) admissions, recruiting, and coordinating faculty, v) promoting Honors and vi) securing resources for the Honors Program. The Director is supported by a Program Coordinator, three student workers, oversees Honors Council and the Honors Student Association, a budget for maintenance and operations, scholarships, and available foundation grant funding.

Search Process

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on April 1, 2021, with a plan to interview finalists in late April/early May and to make an offer by the end of the spring term. Please send a letter of interest and your CV to Debbie Linares at