Open Rank - Associate or Assistant Professor

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleOpen Rank - Associate or Assistant ProfessorSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience and credentialsPosition Number00107653Work ScheduleVaries based on teaching scheduleFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department141101 - Nuclear EngineeringDepartmentNuclear EngineeringJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Nuclear Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nuclear Engineering. We are the only nuclear engineering program in the state of North Carolina and one of the premier departments in the southeast United States. The Carolinas currently contributes to the advancement of the nuclear enterprise regionally, nationally and internationally. Through collaborative efforts of various stakeholders, NC State’s Nuclear Engineering Department is increasing its footprint on the national and global level. With an increasing faculty population and research areas/projects, there is greater opportunity for learning in the broad areas of fission reactor engineering, radiation applications, nuclear materials, computational science, plasma science, radiological engineering and fusion engineering.

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Essential Job Duties

“Exceptional candidates will be considered at the Associate/Professor level, however focus will be at the Assistant Professor rank.”

Tenure-track faculty position in the area of plasma science and engineering. The Assistant Professor is responsible for research and education activities in the plasma science and engineering research thrust area of Nuclear Engineering Department. The position prepares proposals to fund the research described in the previous section and guide MS and PhD students in research related to the above areas. Teaching responsibilities involves teaching classes on undergraduate level including Introduction to Nuclear Engineering and senior design projects. On graduate level it is expected that the new faculty member will develop courses related to her/his area of research.

Other Work/Responsibilities

As assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Education/Experience

Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Departmental Required Skills

Requires doctor’s degree, and post-doc and research faculty experience

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Undergraduate engineering, engineering physics or physics degree, and PhD degrees in Nuclear Engineering, Engineering Physics or Physics.

Required License or Certification


Special InstructionsJob Open Date07/02/2019Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2019AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
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  3. * Do you or will you have your PhD by start date?
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    Posted: 7/3/2019
    Application Due: 8/27/2019
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