Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Academic Home Department:Mechanical EngineeringPosting Job Title:Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Mechanical EngineeringRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - TBDArea of Specialty-Discipline:Mechanical EngineeringAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:08/01/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position beginning August 2019. The ideal candidate will have an area of specialization in an emerging research area with a strong potential of attracting external funding. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a vigorous, interdisciplinary and sustainable, externally-funded research program in his or her area of expertise. In addition, the successful candidate will teach face-to-face courses, online courses, and/or laboratories. Experience in teaching Manufacturing Engineering, Senior Design, and/or MATLAB courses is desirable. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills and demonstrate an interest in mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students. Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship, and service. A minimum of three years of industrial experience or equivalent is preferred. Professional Engineering (PE) licensure is desirable.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Candidates must have earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related fields, or the foreign equivalent, by the time of appointment.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:02/01/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Sathish Gurupatham
Search Committee Chair
[email protected]


Dr. Eduardo Farfan
Search Committee Co-Chair
[email protected]

Additional Information for Applicants

Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by February 1, 2019. Two positions are available.

Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted online. Candidates must submit a letter of application; current curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research plans; a list of names along with email and telephone contact information of three professional references; and unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before the hiring process).

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000729USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:41562Departmental/College Overview:

The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology offers undergraduate degrees in Civil, Construction, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, and Systems Engineering and master’s degrees in Civil, Systems, and Mechanical
Engineering. The Mechanical Engineering Department is the largest department in the College and awards an ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  6. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
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    Posted: 6/15/2019
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