Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Moon Township, PA
Feb 23, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 493292
Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Department: Engineering
Location: Moon Campus
Categories: School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Position Department Engineering

The Department of Engineering ( seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Qualified candidates are sought in Mechanical Engineering, with teaching and research interests in the Thermo-Fluids area including Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Mechanics.

Faculty members are expected to support the Energy and Sustainability minor by teaching some of the courses listed in the minor including Energy Fundamentals and Sustainability, Renewable Resources, Alternative and Conventional Energy Technologies, and Energy Conversion, Storage, and Transportation. Excellent experimental abilities are necessary for this position, along with appropriate analytical and computational skills.

Candidates are expected to pursue a program of research in their fields of expertise, seek funded research, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and display a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in an experiential educational program. The successful candidate will have also demonstrated significant oral and written communication skills necessary for interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues in Engineering, Mathematics and Science.

RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued. Salaries are market competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is Fall, 2018 and dependent upon final budgetary approval.

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Minimum Qualifications
An earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline is required; industrial experience and a proven research record is preferred.

Act 153 Clearance Required No

Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No

Required to Pass a Credit Check No

Additional Posting Information None

Special Applicant Instructions Please submit CV with a list of publications, a One Page Statement each of Research Vision and Teaching Philosophy, Cover Letter and 3 Professional References with application.