Assistant Professor of Mechatronics Engineering

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

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:MechatronicsAdministrative/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 Mechatronics Engineering at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position beginning August 2019. Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship, and service in the area of Mechatronics Engineering. Teaching duties will include face-to-face courses, laboratories, and/or online courses. Candidates are expected to develop a vigorous and sustainable research program in his or her area of expertise. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills and demonstrate an interest in mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

The position requires an earned Ph.D., or the foreign equivalent, in Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or an allied field by the time of appointment. Relevant industrial experience or equivalent is required. University-level and/or graduate teaching experience in Mechatronics Engineering is also desired. Research areas of particular need for the Department include: 1) computer aided design, 2) simulation, 3) mechanical design, and 4) embedded systems and data communications. Expertise in other research fields relevant for mechatronics will also be considered.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:12/10/2018Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about the position opening, please contact Interim Department Chair Dr. Kevin McFall ([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 December 10, 2018.

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:000731USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:41404Departmental/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 Department of Mechatronics Engineering offers the B.S. Mechatronics Engineering degree with over 400 students, one of only a handful of ABET accredited Mechatronics Engineering programs in the country.

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. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
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