Teaching-Track Assistant Professor/Director of MAE Laboratories

Potsdam, New York
Sep 11, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Teaching-Track Assistant Professor/Director of MAE Laboratories
Posting Number Fac 2014000649
FLSA Exempt Level  
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Is this a temporary Position? No


Position Summary Information


Job Description Summary

The Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for the position of Director of Laboratories.

The Laboratory Director will be appointed as a teaching-track Assistant Professor in the Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering department with a pathway to promotion to full professor on the teaching-track.

The primary responsibility of the chosen candidate is to teach and conduct undergraduate laboratory classes that support the Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering programs. It is also expected that that the candidate will also contribute to departmental research activities. Responsibilities will include hiring and supervising student workers, purchasing and managing laboratory inventory, and maintaining and upgrading laboratory equipment. The candidate will also maintain and manage shared departmental laboratory facilities, including wind tunnels and mechanical testing machines.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a PhD degree in mechanical or aeronautical engineering or equivalent. Practical experience with hardware and data acquisition and analysis software is expected. The applicant is expected to be proficient at teaching and interacting with a large number of students and be actively involved in all departmental activities.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Wind Tunnels and Mechanical Testing Machines in addition to the minimum qualifications

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 04/29/2019
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes


Special Instructions for this Posting

An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

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).

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