Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
The Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science at Hofstra University invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track opening at the assistant/associate professor level in mechanical engineering. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. Preferred candidates will have expertise in machine design, modelling of dynamic systems, mechanical vibrations, or similar fields. The start date for this position is September 1, 2021.
The engineering programs at Hofstra are experiencing rapid growth, and the successful applicant will contribute to the further development of a top tier undergraduate educational enterprise. Hence, candidates must be effective communicators with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, be able to initiate sustained research, especially of a type that can involve advanced undergraduates, and show initiative in seeking external funding for research. More information about Hofstra University's Department of Engineering can be found at hofstra.edu/engineering.
Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, sample publications, and three or more letters of academic reference to Dr. Richard Puerzer, Search Committee Chairperson, at the email address [email protected]
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