THE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AT ROWAN UNIVERSITY invites applications for multiple tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the Full/Associate/ Assistant Professor rank. Successful candidates must have a commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels, develop a nationally recognized externally funded research program, and contribute to the institution and profession through service. Candidates for Full/Associate Professor position should have an established record of research, teaching, and service commensurate with higher ranks. The department intends to fill at least one position at the Full/Associate Professor rank.
Preferred research areas are digital design & simulation, advanced manufacturing, composite materials, and renewable energy systems; however, outstanding candidates in all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered. A doctorate in mechanical engineering or closely related field is required for appointment. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and the deadline to apply is January 20, 2020. The position start date is September 1, 2020.
The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, comprising of six departments, currently enrolls about 1500 undergraduates and 150 MS/PhD students. The College has received over $13 million in research funding annually over the last three years. The Mechanical Engineering department is home to 400 undergraduates, 40 MS/PhD students, 16 faculty members, and three staff members. The ME undergraduate program has consistently received high recognition by employers and academic peers with multidisciplinary “engineering clinics” as a hallmark. The Department is now seeking to further strengthen its graduate research and teaching with multiple faculty hiring. Our faculty are core team members of the newly established Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Institute at Rowan aimed to strengthen materials related research and education. The new faculty members will complement and expand research expertise and build strong connections with government/industry in the region and beyond. Further information about the College/Department is available at https://www.rowan.edu/home/engineering. Any questions about this search can be directed to Dr. Ratan Jha, Professor & Head of Mechanical Engineering (email@example.com).
Rowan University is an R2 (High Research Activity) Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment, with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
All applications must be submitted through Rowan University’s Career Site: https://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/494021/fullassociateassistant-professor-of-mechanical-engineering. Interested candidates should submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research statement and plans, 4) teaching philosophy and creating inclusive learning environment, and 5) full contact information for at least three references. Each of the items, except curriculum vitae, should be no more than two pages.
Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
Internal Number: 494021
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A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.
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