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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering #00086351

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Hiring Department

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, Benefit Eligible

Job Description

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri seeks outstanding applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor ranks. All areas within the fields of mechanical engineering will be considered. Applicants who can demonstrate linkage to applications in manufacturing are especially encouraged to apply. The application areas, such as robotics and intelligent and autonomous systems, digital manufacturing/data science, machine learning, renewable energy, and green manufacturing, are of special interest. The successful applicant will demonstrate alignment with one or more of S&T’s many multi-disciplinary, multi-investigator research centers and programs, including the Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technology, the Intelligent Systems Center, the Center for Research in Energy and the Environment, the Center for Science, Technology, and Society, and the Kummer Institute.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is the largest department on campus, and each of its degrees is largest of its kind in Missouri. The department has a long-established record of excellence in research, with five junior faculty having received CAREER and DoD Young Investigator awards in the last ten years, research grants received in FY23 exceeding $9,000,000 and several Ph.D. students receiving prestigious fellowships from NASA, NSF, and DoD. The department is also proud of its many award-winning teachers, and deeply values excellence in the classroom. The department includes 24 internationally recognized tenured/tenure-track faculty, 8 teaching faculty, 11 staff members, over 200 graduate students (including 90 Ph.D. students), over 1,000 undergraduate students, and over 12,000 living alumni. Further details on the department and the mechanical and aerospace engineering programs may be found at: https://mae.mst.edu/

Missouri S&T’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are genuinely committed to celebrating the uniqueness of every individual and striving to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research, and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn, and innovate. Additionally, Missouri S&T has undertaken many initiatives to improve campus life and the work-life balance of its faculty and staff (http://hr.mst.edu) and seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Applicants must provide evidence of potential for excellence in (a) establishing a strong, externally funded research program; (b) high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; (c) service in the applicant’s professional community and/or institution; and (d) increasing the intellectual pluralism of the student body and faculty. Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field at the prospective time of appointment in Fall 2024.

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement that describes your current work and your future research goals (2 pages max.); 4) a teaching statement that describes your teaching experience, your teaching interests, and your philosophy of teaching (2 pages, max.); and 5) upload a list of at least four references with complete contact information using Reference Number 47976 . Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. The review of applications will begin September 8, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Frank Liou, at liou@mst.edu.

Missouri S&T (formerly University of Missouri Rolla) is one of four campuses within the University of Missouri System. Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi river, Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities with over 100 degree programs in 39 disciplines. Located about 85 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks’ scenery. Missouri S&T offers undergraduate degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities, and business, with M.S. and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, psychological science, business administration, and technical communication. With nearly 7,400 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build highly visibility, high-impact careers.

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement that describes your current work and your future research goals (2 pages max.); 4) a teaching statement that describes your teaching experience, your teaching interests, and your philosophy of teaching (2 pages, max.); and 5) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T’s Human Resources Office at: https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/ using Reference Number 47976. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. The review of applications will begin September 8, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Frank Liou, at liou@mst.edu .

Missouri S&T (formerly University of Missouri Rolla) is one of four campuses within the University of Missouri System. Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi river, Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities with over 100 degree programs in 39 disciplines. Located about 85 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks’ scenery. Missouri S&T offers undergraduate degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities, and business, with M.S. and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, psychological science, business administration, and technical communication. With nearly 7,400 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build highly visibility, high-impact careers.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field at the prospective time of appointment in Fall 2024. Applicants must provide evidence of potential for excellence in (a) establishing a strong, externally funded research program; (b) high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; (c) service in the applicant’s professional community and/or institution; and (d) increasing the intellectual pluralism of the student body and faculty.

Other Information

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

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Job Title ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering #00086351

Job ID 47976

Location Rolla

Department Mechanical & Aerospace Engin

Job Family Teaching & Research Faculty

Business Unit Missouri S & T

Posted Date 08/01/2023

Close Date Open Until Filled

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Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology is a public research university in Rolla, Missouri. It is a member institution of the University of Missouri System.

 

Missouri University of Science and Technology

 

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