THE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AT BUCKNELL
UNIVERSIT Y SEEKS QUALITY APPLICANTS FOR AN OPEN RANK
TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION, STARTING IN AUGUST 2015.
A successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related
discipline at time of appointment. A candidate should have the ability to teach broadly across
the mechanical engineering curriculum and they may be asked to teach in manufacturing or
dynamic systems. Candidates should clearly demonstrate their potential for excellence in
interaction with undergraduate students.
We seek a teacher-scholar whose experience and expertise will contribute to working effectively with a diverse student body. Bucknell University values a diverse college community
and is committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students.
Applications must include a letter of application, a teaching statement, a research statement,
and a current C.V. Applicants to provide references upon request. Applications are only
accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/26624 to
apply. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2014 in the order in which
they are received until the position is filled.
ABOU T BUCKNELL
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also
offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located
in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of
Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America’s best small towns.
Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation
opportunities, small-town charm, and appealing amenities such as restaurants, art galleries,
an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic
events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the
city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and
Bucknell University, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a
diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through
diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who will be committed to
Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse
student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically
underrepresented in higher education.
FACULTY POSITION IN
THE GRADO DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia
Tech invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the
emerging frontiers of industrial engineering. The research specialties of
interest include, but are not limited to, advanced manufacturing systems
and technologies, big data analytics, cybersecurity, bio-manufacturing, and
renewable energy. The appointment is at the assistant professor level and
begins in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Applicants should have achieved, or show potential to develop, a strong
program of research and scholarship. The position requires a Ph.D. degree,
with at least one degree in industrial engineering or a closely related field.
We are seeking candidates with exceptional potential for leadership in
research and education, and strong commitment to high quality research.
The successful applicant will also be expected to provide skilled teaching
of foundational and advanced courses at both the undergraduate and
Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.vt.edu (posting
number TR0140105) and include a cover letter, current vita, research
statement, teaching statement, up to three relevant research publications,
and names of three references providing recommendation letters (these
must be submitted separately by the references to email@example.com).
Details on how to prepare and submit all materials can be found under
“Apply to this Job” on the website. Review of applications will begin on
January 5th, 2015. Applications submitted after this date may not be
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity
and inclusive excellence, and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of
candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.
Virginia Tech is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women
in academic science and engineering careers.
Assistant or Associate Professor in
Mechanical and Materials Engineering: Building Science Focus
The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Portland
State University seeks a highly qualified candidate to fill a tenure track
position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor with research
and teaching interests in the area of Building Science. Applicants
must have a Ph. D. in a relevant science or engineering discipline.
Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to indoor air
quality, building-environment interactions, sensors for building
science applications, and building controls. Applicants with interests
in related areas such as smart buildings, innovative materials for
high performance buildings, and building energy efficiency are also
encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant is expected to develop a funded research
program, mentor graduate students, and participate in department
and university-wide collaborations and initiatives. The successful
applicant will also teach courses at both the undergraduate and
graduate level on topics related to their areas of expertise. This
may include courses in Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid
Dynamics as well as specialty courses in Building Science.
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience,
with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid
healthcare; a generous retirement package; and reduced tuition rates
for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University
Applications must be submitted online, at https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/ for
position #D95051 Applications must include cover letters, curriculum
vita, teaching and research agendas and at least three references.
Application review will begin on/after January 1, 2015 and continue until
the position is filled. Non U. S. residents must state their visa status.
Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and
candidates who support diversity.
TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION INMECHANICAL ENGINEERING
THE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING IN THE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
AND COMPUTER SCIENCE AT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY seeks highly qualified candidates for a
tenure-track faculty position in solid mechanics, materials, and/or biomaterials/biomechanics.
Special consideration will be given to applicants with research in areas related to national initiatives
in next generation and/or nano-materials, manufacturing, and energy. The position will begin in
August 2015. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are preferred, however, exceptional
candidates with outstanding qualifications could be considered at a higher rank. Responsibilities
include establishing an externally funded research program, undergraduate and graduate teaching,
course curriculum development, and professional service. Requirements include an earned
doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, outstanding English communication
skills, a commitment to teaching and research excellence, and involvement in professional
activities. The position will support the new Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. program that began in
Fall 2014, and will include a highly competitive start-up package. In light of Baylor’s strong Christian
mission, the successful applicant must have an active Christian faith.
Baylor offers ABET/EAC-accredited B.S. programs in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and
Computer Engineering, and Engineering. The Department of Mechanical Engineering has state-of-the-art research facilities in the mechanics and materials areas and has plans for continued faculty
hires in support of its growing research mission. Additional information about this position may be
found at http://www.ecs.baylor.edu/mechanicalengineering/.
To receive full consideration, please submit a cover letter and the following: A current curriculum
vitae, an individualized statement of teaching and research interests related to Baylor’s programs,
contact information for at least three professional references, a statement describing an active
Christian faith. Review of applications begins December 15, 2014 and will continue until the position
is filled. Further information, including official transcripts and letters of recommendation, will be
required of finalists. Applicants should send electronic materials in PDF format to the search
committee chair, Dr. Douglas Smith at Douglas_E_Smith@baylor.edu.
Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and
the world’s largest Baptist university. It is a member of the Big XII Conference and holds a Carnegie
classification as a “high-research” institution. Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for
worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment
within a caring community. New faculty will have a strong commitment to the classroom and to
discovering knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university as described in
Pro Futuris ( http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/).
Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities,
women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.