The Weisberg Division of Engineering in the College of Information, Technology and Engineering at Marshall University invites applications for a tenure-track Mechanical Engineering position. This position is focused on individuals with educational and experience in the area of solid mechanics including mechanical design, kinematics, and finite elements. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Reporting to the Chair of the Division, this position requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The faculty member of this position is required to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses (lecture and laboratory); supervise master’s thesis and undergraduate projects; pursue scholarly activities (including research in the field, writing and managing grants; and preparing peer-reviewed publications); engage in academic mentoring; assist in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan; participate in professional service; and participate in professional activities and organizations. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication in his/her area of expertise. The successful candidate will also contribute to the University’s general education curriculum, with its emphasis on a common First Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance student’s critical thinking and the college’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.
The Candidate, at minimum, must meet these requirements: (1) earned a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related fields completed by June 30, 2019, (2) research record and course work that matches area of interest, (3) strong commitment to teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a primary emphasis in undergraduate engineering education, (4) capable of integrating area of expertise into our curriculum through core/elective courses and laboratories, and (5) must be able to communicate effectively.
The Weisberg Division of Engineering offers an ABET accredited BS in Mechanical Engineering, BS Engineering with a Civil Emphasis, a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, MS in Mechanical Engineering, MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a BS degree in Biomedical Engineering, and a MS in Engineering with majors in Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering, Engineering Management, and Environmental Engineering. The Division is part of the College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), a multi-disciplinary college with a wide range of faculty expertise and interests. The Engineering Division is housed in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, a state-of-the-art complex that opened Fall of 2015.
Qualified candidates should submit the following: (1) letter of intent, (2) complete vita, (3) teaching philosophy statement and interests including a list of courses, (4) research statement including how undergraduate students would be incorporated into research, (5) list of completed graduate coursework, and (6) complete contact information for at least three professional references electronically (http://marshall.peopleadmin.com/). Selected candidates interviewing on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded to the Chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions prior to scheduling an on-campus interview.
Application review will begin January 15, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.