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Tenure-Track Asst/Assoc Professor in Automation, Controls, Robotics

North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
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The Department of Mechanical 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 automation, controls, and robotics. The position will be available beginning in the fall of 2020.

Successful applicants must have a B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related 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 and collegiality. Duties include developing an externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, student advising, and service to the university and profession.

Preference will be given to candidates with a research emphasis and teaching interests in the areas of controls, automation, instrumentation, robotics, and/or mechatronics. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the ability to develop and conduct independent research, develop and teach classes, and mentor capstone design projects and extra-curricular projects, in these areas.

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. Review of applications will begin 9/16/19 and continue until the position is filled.

Located in Fargo, North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university. Further information about the department, college, and university can be accessed on the web at www.ndsu.edu or by contacting the department at 701-231-8671.

Women and traditionally underrepresented groups 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

• B.S. and earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or closely related discipline.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
• Ability to publish scholarly activities in peer-reviewed journals.
• Ability to develop an externally funded research program.
• Workplace cooperation skills.
• Ability to participate in academic and professional advising.

 

Preferred Qualifications

• Research emphasis and teaching interests in the areas of controls, automation, instrumentation, robotics, and/or mechatronics.
• Strong record of scholarly achievement to include demonstrated ability to develop and conduct independent research.
• Strong evidence of teaching excellence to include developing and teaching classes and mentoring capstone design projects and extra-curricular projects.
• Professional engineer registration.

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Posted: 2019-08-30 Expires: 2019-09-29

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