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Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

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Clarkson University
Location
Potsdam, NY

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Job Title: Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Title of Manager/Supervisor: Chair

Number of Employees Reporting to this Position: 1

Range: $85,000- $95,000 based on experience

Position Summary: Applications are sought from an individual whose research includes materials science, composite materials, microstructural analysis, structural and fatigue analysis, microscopist applied to the mechanical and aerospace engineering fields. Successful candidates will be expected to teach fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses in materials science, solid mechanics, and advanced materials processing, in addition to developing strong externally funded research programs. Applicants should articulate a clear and substantiated vision of how their background can lead to sustained accomplishments through teaching, research, and an ability to engage in interdisciplinary activities and projects within one of the areas identified above.

General Purpose: Teach in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program and provide materials-related research opportunities to graduate & undergraduate students.

This position will be open until filled.

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) Department of the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Mechanical Engineering starting in August 1st, 2024, academic year. A Ph.D. in Mechanical, Materials and/or Aerospace Engineering or related area is required. Applications are sought from an individual with a research focus in material science, composite materials, microstructural analysis, structural and fatigue analysis, microscopist applied to the mechanical and aerospace engineering field.
We are looking for faculty who are able and excited to contribute to the continued evolution of our Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program. Successful candidates will be expected to teach fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechanical and/or Materials Engineering and develop strong externally funded research programs. Applicants should articulate a clear and substantiated vision of how their background can lead to sustained accomplishments through teaching, research, and an ability to engage in interdisciplinary activities and projects within one of the areas identified above. Applicants should also describe how they will foster and contribute to a diverse educational environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Teaching in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Programs
  • Perform research in the field of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering or related area
  • Advising both undergraduate and graduate students
  • Performing service duties for the Department, University, and Profession

Health & Safety: All staff has a statutory responsibility to take reasonable care of themselves, others and the environment and to prevent harm by their acts or omissions. All staff is therefore required to adhere to the University’s Health, Safety, and Environmental Policy & Procedures.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required of personnel so classified

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to perform independent research
  • Ability to fund research projects through successful proposals
  • Ability to teach high-level topics in Structural Analysis, Material Science,
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal),
  • Strong writing and editorial skills.

Education:
Minimal Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering, Engineering Science or related fields - All Ph.D. requirements should be completed by the time work commences.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering, or Engineering Science, combined with strong publication record.

Experience:

Minimal Qualifications: i) Previous research experience in mechanical, materials and/or aerospace engineering; ii) previous experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in their field at a university level.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special Instructions to Applicants: An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson 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).

Organization

Working at Clarkson University

As a private, national research university, Clarkson is a leader in technological education and sustainable economic development through teaching, scholarship, research and innovation.   We ignite personal connections across academic fields and industries to create the entrepreneurial mindset, knowledge and intellectual curiosity needed to innovate world-relevant solutions and cultivate the leaders of tomorrow. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the New York Capital Region, Beacon, N.Y., and New York City, Clarkson educates 4,300 students across 95+ rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, the arts, education, sciences and health professions. Clarkson alumni earn salaries that are among the top 2.5% in the nation and realize accelerated career growth.  One in five already leads as a CEO, senior executive or owner of a company. 

Clarkson welcomes scholars and students from all over the world.

Our community and campus settings enhance the quality of student life and afford students access to and interaction with their faculty. We value the diversity of our University community; and we strive to attune ourselves and our programs to our global, pluralistic society. We share the belief that humane and environmentally sound economic and social development derive from the expansion, diffusion and application of knowledge.

Through our Office of Human Resources, we focus on the recruitment, onboarding, training and professional development of our employee community across multiple campuses and learning environments. The goal is a campus community where all are welcomed and valued members who contribute to the development of global citizenship by promoting a diverse and inclusive environment.

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#ClarksonIgnite Fellows:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHF7vXYxeu0

The Studio  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DVBsjcafmc

Three Day Start Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz0OfPCmYso

 

IgniteClarkson is a highly-collaborative community that ignites connections across fields, industries and cultures. 

Together we ignite the mindsets and skill sets that are in demand for tomorrow’s best careers . To think, act and lead globally, we span disciplines to find new solutions and deepen our respect for the diversity of our University community.

Invest
We develop innovative programs and research portfolios in partnership with business and industry to explore, create and achieve better futures. We invest in people, ideas and our campus’ living. We give our time, resources and goodwill to drive the future.

Ensure
We are all Golden Knights who commit to living the Clarkson Values and sharing our success as a model of these ideals. Through the legacy of our personal accomplishments and generosity, we ensure the next generation has the same opportunities to create a better world for themselves and society.

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