Assistant/Associate Professor

Potsdam, NY
Feb 07, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor Posting Number Fac 2014000605 FLSA Exempt Level Full-time/ Part-time Full-time Is this a temporary Position? No Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering (MAE) Department of the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank (starting date: July 2019 or earlier). Applications are sought from individuals whose research interests are in fluid mechanics, aerodynamics or thermal sciences.

Clarkson’s MAE Department supports approximately 850 undergraduate and graduate students, and offers B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering, and M.E., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical/aeronautical engineering, and develop strong externally-funded research programs.

Clarkson University is strategically emphasizing four primary research focus areas: Data Analytics, Healthy World Solutions, Advanced Materials Development, and Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Solutions. These focus areas are supported by seven university wide research centers (CITeR, C3S2, ISE, CARES, CAMP, CfM, CREST). Additional information about Clarkson’s research and its centers can be found at and the Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department at:

Applicants should articulate a clear and substantiated vision of how their background can lead to sustainable accomplishments that produce excellence in both interdisciplinary research within the identified focus areas and research centers, and classroom instruction. Each applicant should submit a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information for at least three professional references

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related area is required and research interests in fluid mechanics, aerodynamics or thermal science.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering or equivalent.

Physical Demands

Ability to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/18/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions for this Posting

Clarkson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Reference Request Details

Maximum Number of Reference Letters 3 Minimum Number of Reference Letters 3 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Conference Referral
    • Other Referral, Indeed
    • List-serv
    • Discipline specifc journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • National Society for Woman Engineers
    • National Society for Black Engineers
    • I do not wish to answer
  2. * What is the highest level of education you currently hold?
    • High School/GED
    • Associate
    • Bachelor
    • Master's
    • ABD (All but dissertation)
    • Ph.D.
  3. * How do you embrace Diversity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents

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