Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

New Jersey, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science (SES) at Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of acoustics including experimental measurements and analysis, noise characterization and nonlinear sound propagation, outdoor sound propagation, and human perception of sound. An existing anechoic chamber on campus is available to serve as the foundation for a new lab facility.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. The position is anticipated to be filled at the assistant professor level but candidates with a track record of success in scholarship, funded research, teaching, and mentoring will also be considered. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including working with students from underrepresented groups. Successful candidates will have the potential to develop an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in research, and contribute to the highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, diverse, innovative, and entrepreneurial culture at Stevens.  

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens is home to 25 full-time tenure-track faculty members, including 5 hired in the last three years, and approximately 900 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty research is supported by the NSF, NIH, AFOSR, ONR, DARPA, and other federal and private funding sources and is carried out by a vibrant group of Ph.D. students. Several tenure-track faculty members have received prestigious NSF CAREER and/or various DoD Young Investigator Awards over the last few years. The department is currently home to research clusters in robotics and autonomous systems, nano- and micro-systems, sustainable energy, product design and manufacturing, high-speed and hypersonic flight, and biomechanics and biomechanical engineering, including the newly launched Center for Neuromechanics. The candidate will also have the opportunity for interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues across campus in the area of acoustics.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Stevens' exciting location offers unlimited opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities and major corporate research laboratories.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty, and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled. The application should include AS A SINGLE PDF FILE a one-page cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a 2–3 page research plan, a 1-2 page statement on teaching interests and philosophy including attention to inclusive classroom practices and contact information for at least three reference letters. Applicants must submit their application electronically through the Stevens website at https://www.stevens.edu/directory/division-human-resources/employment-opportunities by applying to RQ24173.

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

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