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Chair & Associate Professor/Professor – Engineering Technology
Miami University of Ohio

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2024
Title Chair & Associate Professor/Professor – Engineering Technology
University Miami University of Ohio
Hamilton, OH, United States
Department Engineering Technology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Engineering - Other

Engineering Technology: Chair and Associate Professor/Full Professor for the Engineering Technology department at Miami University’s College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science (Regional Campuses in Hamilton and Middletown, OH). The Chair & Associate Professor or Professor provides academic and administrative leadership and manages the work of the Department.   The Chair and Associate Professor/Full Professor will supervise and manage the associate and baccalaureate programs in Engineering Technology; oversee all administrative, financial, and planning aspects of the department, including faculty and staff recruitment, workload assignment, and performance evaluations, and promotion and tenure evaluations; direct faculty and staff evaluations on a regular basis; monitor student learning outcomes, program assessment, and ABET/ETAC accreditation processes, as well as enrollment management; advocate for the department and serve as a key member of the college's senior leadership team; facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations to expand the department's research initiatives while maintaining a focus on teaching; represent the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science (CLAAS) within the University and to the broader public; collaborate with the CLAAS Dean's office to enhance recruitment efforts for community college transfers and high school students; communicate university and divisional policies and procedures to departmental staff and faculty; develop and foster industrial partnerships and initiatives, and overseeing grant and contract activities. Additional chair responsibilities are outlined in the Miami University Policy Library.

The department comprises six full-time faculty members and approximately 300 undergraduate students. The department also secured funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, to establish state-of-the-art laboratories for robotics, electro-mechanical, electrical and computer engineering, and mechanical engineering. Strong connections with local industries in the Ohio southwest region have consistently enabled Engineering Technology faculty to secure externally funded research and teaching projects. More information can be found at

Engineering Technology is a growing and dynamic department offering a professionally rewarding opportunity for the right candidate. The department offers ABET/ETAC accredited bachelor’s completion degree programs with concentrations in Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, and Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology; and associate degree programs in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology. In addition, the department offers a new bachelor’s completion degree in Robotics Engineering Technology. These programs are offered at local campuses and also offered as a distance-learning program to college partners across Ohio. The department is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science of Miami University and is based on Miami’s open-admission regional campuses in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio.

Required: Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, robotics engineering, or closely related field. A record of teaching, scholarship, and service that supports appointment to the faculty with tenure. Strong background with ABET/ETAC accreditation process. Some university leadership experience. For appointment as full professor, requires cumulative record of high-quality teaching and academic advising; cumulative record of research, scholarly and/or creative achievement which has resulted in an established reputation within the discipline. 

Consideration may be given to candidates with strong experience in teaching on-line or hybrid courses, industry experience, P.E. Licensure, should be an innovator and an entrepreneur, in addition to a proven teacher and scholar. A commitment to the larger community, public service, and public scholarship is also valued.

Submit cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and research agenda, to

Inquiries may be directed to Kelli Bray, at

Screening of applications begins March 30, 2024 and continues until the position is filled.

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225.  Criminal background check required.  All campuses are smoke- and tobacco free.

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