The Department of Physics & Engineering at The University of Scranton invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2021. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate lectures/labs (9-12 credits per semester), maintaining an active research program involving students, contributing to curriculum development and program assessment, providing service to the university, and effectuating a new program in Mechanical Engineering.
A PhD in Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering field is required; expertise in advanced manufacturing or fluid/thermal science is preferred. A BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is required. Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. The Physics & Engineering department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. We welcome applications from individuals of different backgrounds and life experiences.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring
The expertise to teach several core undergraduate mechanical engineering courses, including but not limited to manufacturing processes, materials engineering, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and senior capstone design project
An ability and desire to effectuate the new program in mechanical engineering through implementing curriculum improvement and selecting appropriate laboratory equipment
Sustained research/scholarship with undergraduate student participation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
An ability to work with a diverse group of faculty members and students.
Those interested should apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com, complete the application, and attach the following: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) description of undergraduate teaching/mentoring experience, (4) explanation of areas of expertise and student inclusion in research, (5) unofficial academic transcripts, and (6) the names and email addresses of three professional references who will be contacted for a letter of recommendation via our online application process. Review of applications will begin on December 11, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Christine Zakzewski, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about the Physics & Engineering Department, visit our web page at https://www.scranton.edu/academics/cas/physics-engineering/index.shtml#