The Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning fall or spring semester 2019-20. We seek scholars with a passion for student development and a record of innovative research in energy or mechanical systems, specifically in advanced materials, sensors, intelligent systems, data science or related fields.
The position, which is located in Athens, Ohio, will collaborate with ME faculty to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechanical and Energy Engineering and coach student teams through authentic learning experiences; develop an independent, externally funded research program and publish research results in reputable journals; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; assess student outcomes in support of program accreditation; and provide service that supports the functioning of the university and relevant professional organizations.
The ideal candidate would have a successful record of college-level teaching; a strong record of journal publications; relevant employment in industry, government/nonprofit R&D, or as an entrepreneur; grant writing background as a project director or principal investigator; excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to help students develop these skills; an ability to teach in both traditional and distance education modes; and research accomplishments and plans that demonstrate an ability to collaborate with other departmental faculty on projects that attract external funding and produce results that impact their field. Candidates with academic or industrial experiences that enable them to teach thermal and energy systems courses and experimental laboratories, including fuels conversion; project management experience; expertise in development of energy or chemical systems; and background in mentoring and advising student projects are also encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field, is required prior to the start date.
Previous or current work experience as an engineer (or similar role) in industry or a research lab.
Academic or industrial experiences that indicate an ability to teach thermal and energy systems courses and experimental laboratories, including fuels conversion.
Grant writing as a project director or principal investigator.
Project management experience.
Expertise in development of energy or chemical systems.
Experience mentoring and advising student projects.
Planning Unit: Russ College of Engineering & Technology
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Greg Kremer, PhD, email@example.com
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with experience and education. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Internal Number: 31412
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