Open Rank Faculty in Mechanical Engineering

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleOpen Rank Faculty in Mechanical EngineeringSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeSalary will be commensurate with rank and experiencePosition Number00000643Work ScheduleVariesFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department140901 - Mechanical & Aerospace EngrDepartmentMechanical & Aerospace EngrJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) is among the largest and most prominent in the nation. The department offers separate B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in both Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Aerospace Engineering (AE). The MAE department currently boasts 47 tenure-track faculty, 6 non-tenure-track teaching faculty and 15 staff members.

The Department has an enrollment of over 1,200 undergraduates and 400 graduate students. The department is housed in Engineering Building III, a four-story, 250,000-square foot facility built in 2010. NC State’s location on Centennial Campus, combined with its proximity to the Research Triangle Park and neighboring universities, provides extensive opportunities for academic and industrial interaction and collaboration. The College of Engineering is ranked overall #24 and #9 in research expenditures among all engineering colleges in the nation.

Further information on the department can be found at: http://www.mae.ncsu.edu.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University invites outstanding applicants for two open rank full-time faculty positions in all areas of Mechanical Engineering. Candidates in emerging areas of Mechanical Engineering, including but not limited to autonomous systems and robotics, cyberphysical systems, energy storage, additive manufacturing, renewable energies and industrial IOT, are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants should demonstrate interest and capabilities for developing active, internationally visible, externally sponsored research programs. The candidates should demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or other closely related fields before the start date of the position. The expected start date is as early as Spring 2021. Applications received before September 1 will be given priority review.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

PhD in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering or related field.

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering or other closely related fields before the start date of the position.

Departmental Required Skills

Successful applicants should demonstrate interest and capabilities for developing active, internationally visible, externally sponsored research programs.

The candidates should demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

N/A

Required License or Certification

NA

Special Instructions

Please include the names and contact information of FOUR professional references.

Job Open Date06/11/2020Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2021AA/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 www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
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    Posted: 9/9/2020
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