The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty

NDSU Mechanical Engineering Dept.
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation

College of Engineering

 

The College of Engineering at North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in engineering entrepreneurship and innovation.

Successful applicants must have a B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in an engineering discipline, and a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in the following skills: oral and written communication, undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development, research and grantsmanship, publication of scholarly activities in peer reviewed journals, academic and professional advising, and work-place cooperation. Duties include developing an externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, student advising, and service to the university and profession.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop collaborations with the College of Business and the Research and Technology Park to enhance the institution’s growing program in entrepreneurship and innovation education and outreach.

The faculty appointment will be made in one of the college’s departments that most closely aligns with the candidate’s basic engineering discipline. The College of Engineering at NDSU offers programs in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Application packages should include a letter of transmittal addressing the above skills, a detailed current curriculum vita, statement of scholarly interests and research plans, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact information for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted electronically to North Dakota State University’s Human Resource Office at https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/9595. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

NDSU is located in Fargo, rated as one of the best places to live and for family.  Fargo, also known as “North of Normal”, has an active business and entrepreneurial community, and was ranked the No. 1 in the 2014 Best Small Places for Business and Careers by Forbes, the Best-performing Small City of 2014 and 2015 by the Milken Institute, and the No. 1 Best Small College Town by the USA Today in 2016.  Please check the link https://vimeo.com/119179906 to know more about Fargo.  The state of North Dakota was also ranked in the top five states for highest startup activity, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index. Such high entrepreneurial activities in the state of North Dakota and a vibrant business and entrepreneurial community in Fargo present an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurship program at NDSU.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. NDSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The search is being conducted in compliance with North Dakota Open Records laws.

 


 

Requirements

Minimum qualifications for a successful candidate include:

  • B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in an engineering discipline.
  • A record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development.
  • A record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in research and grantsmanship.
  • A record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in publication of scholarly activities in peer reviewed journals, academic and professional advising.
  • A record of accomplishments that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in work place cooperation.
  • Expertise in engineering entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Ability to develop an externally funded research program.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

 

Preferred qualifications for a successful candidate include:

  • Experience engaging with start-up companies, consulting, and/or existing businesses.
  • Experience with technology transfer, commercialization of research, and/or new product development.
  • Experience developing and teaching courses in entrepreneurship and innovation as part of an engineering curriculum.

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Posted: 2018-08-29 Expires: 2018-10-28

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