Mechanical Engineering Faculty Openings

Employer
Pennsylvania State University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 29, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Openings

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Penn State Altoona invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, with a Fall 2021 starting date. Candidates should be qualified to teach undergraduate courses across the mechanical engineering major. The successful candidate is expected to engage in research and scholarly activities, and service to the University, College, and professional societies.

A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field is required by the appointment start date. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong focus in robotics, controls, and automation are preferred, but exceptional candidates with other expertise will also be considered. Duties will consist of course and experimental laboratory development, advising senior capstone projects, academic advising, and active service within their degree program.

A standard background and education check will be required for this position.

Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Penn State Altoona invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position in Mechanical Engineering, with a Fall 2021 starting date. Candidates should be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in a mechanical engineering major.

A Ph.D. or Master's degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant industrial or other practical experience.

Duties will consist of course and experimental laboratory development, advising senior capstone projects, academic advising, and facilitating and nurturing relationships with industry partners. A standard background and education check will be required for this position.

Penn State Altoona (https://altoona.psu.edu/) is a multi-campus, four-year college of Penn State located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The college cultivates a vibrant learning environment through excellence in teaching, research, and creative activities, and offers the advantages of an intimate college teaching environment with the readily available resources of a major research university. Penn State Altoona offers 22 baccalaureate and 5 associate degree programs, as well as the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors, to our 3,100 undergraduate students. Situated in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of Central Pennsylvania, Penn State Altoona is located 40 miles from University Park, the flagship campus of Penn State, and our proximity affords individuals the ability to interact easily with colleagues and presents many opportunities for mutual collaboration. Review of applications will begin 12/1/2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, copies of 1-3 key publications, and the names and contact information of three references.

Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor in Mechanical Engineering:
https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Altoona/Instructor-or-Assistant-Teaching-Professor-in-Mechanical-Engineering_REQ_0000007732-2

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering:
https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Altoona/Assistant-Professor-of-Mechanical-Engineering_REQ_0000007769-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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