Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Fargo, NORTH DAKOTA

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Position Information

Opening Number: 1901157
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Number: 00021959
FTE: 1.0
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Search by Group: Faculty/Lecturers
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Position Summary Information

Position Description:

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of robotics, mechatronics, and automation. Successful applicants must have a B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in robotics, 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, teaching, research and grantsmanship, publication of scholarly activities, academic and professional advising, and work-place cooperation and collegiality. Duties include developing an externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, curriculum development, 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 robotics, mechatronics, automation, and instrumentation. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the ability to develop and conduct independent research, develop new courses, teach classes at undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor capstone design projects, and supervise graduate students in the areas of robotics and mechatronics.

Minimum Qualifications:

• B.S. and earned Ph.D. in robotics, 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 robotics and mechatronics.
• Previous industrial experience in robotics and mechatronics.
• Strong record of scholarly achievement to include demonstrated ability to develop and conduct independent research related to robotics and mechatronics.
• Strong evidence of teaching excellence and course development.
• Licensed as Professional engineer.

Physical Demands:
Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application packages should include a letter of transmittal addressing the above skills, a current curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research plans, and names and contact information for at least three references. Position will be available for either a Spring or Fall 2020 semester start date. Screening will begin 1/31/20 and continue until the position is filled.

Special Conditions:
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable

Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

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