Assistant Professor of Engineering, Tenure-track

North Carolina, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Elon University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in engineering at the assistant professor level beginning in mid-August 2021. The ideal candidate will support the development of a new environmental engineering concentration within Elon’s existing engineering program, support the establishment of a new environmental engineering laboratory, and pursue an undergraduate environmental engineering/science research program at Elon. Both an undergraduate engineering degree and a PhD in engineering or related discipline are required. Potential for excellence in teaching lower level undergraduate engineering courses is essential, as is integrating undergraduate students into a research agenda, advising and mentoring students, and contributing to the growth of the engineering program. The ideal candidate will be interested in contributing to Elon’s interdisciplinary Core Curriculum program and appropriate interdisciplinary programs and minors; and advance strategic efforts to address inequities and to promote diversity and inclusion in the program.


Review will begin on November 30, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Send electronically: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy, research plans, diversity statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of support to Engineering Search Committee, at  Please include your name in the subject line. For questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee at: Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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