The Mechanical Engineering Department at Bucknell University seeks quality applicants for an open rank tenure-track faculty position, starting in August 2014.
The candidate should have a background in and the ability to teach courses in and related to finite element analysis, with additional expertise in manufacturing. An ancillary interest in one of the following areas would be advantageous: mechanical design, system dynamics, or controls. We are seeking an individual with an enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and with the ability to clearly communicate complex technical topics to students. Preference will be given to student-centered candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy who provide evidence of the potential for excellence in interaction with undergraduates.
The successful candidate must have an ABET-accredited degree in mechanical engineering (or the equivalent), and have completed course work for a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline (PhD preferred, ABD accepted). Clear evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, advising, and supervising student projects is essential. At Bucknell University a successful candidate will be expected to excel in the classroom as well as establish a research program that leads to original publications.
Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
Applications will include a letter of application, a teaching statement, a research statement, a current C.V. and three (3) letters of reference to be included in the application process. Please apply online at www.bucknell.edu/jobs. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 2, 2014 in the order in which they are received until the position is filled.
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