Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) seeks a visionary and
accomplished academic and administrative leader as the Chair of the
Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME). The next ME Chair will
report to the Dean of the Schaefer School of Engineering and
Science (SES) and work closely with the leadership team of the
University as the Institute continues to increase its impact and to
fulfill its vision of being a world-class, student-centric research
university. Qualified individuals will also be considered for an
endowed chair position within SES. The Endowed Chair is expected to
have a record of exemplary research, demonstrated leadership with
building and managing a significant research enterprise, a strong
interest and ability in promoting sponsored research programs and
mentoring faculty, commitment to excellence in teaching, and a
strategic vision that will position the ME Department prominently
at the national and international stage.
The beautiful Stevens campus enjoys a strategic location on
Castle Point on the Hudson, in close proximity to New York
City. The ME department is the oldest and largest academic unit at
Stevens, with roots dating back to the founding of ASME at Stevens.
ME is one of the eight departments in the SES and plays a critical
role in the success of the entire university. ME maintains a
rigorous commitment to preparing the next generation of technology
leaders by offering a multi-disciplinary, design-based education.
The department offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. programs in
mechanical engineering. The ME Department is dedicated to
supporting hands-on learning, research, and technology transfer
that provides each student with invaluable, experiential
Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in Mechanical
Engineering and an exemplary record of
scholarly activities in a relevant
field. Candidates are invited to apply via the Stevens
Institute of Technology website at:
Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vita with the
application. In addition we require a research statement, a
teaching statement, an administrative experience and vision
statement, copies of between one and three publications, and
contact information for three references. We will only contact your
references if you are short-listed for the position and we will
seek your permission before doing so.
Questions regarding the position should be directed to the Chair
of the Search Committee, Dr. Hamid Hadim (firstname.lastname@example.org).