Assistant Professor of Engineering
Penn State University
- Penn State Greater Allegheny
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
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- Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Greater Allegheny
Penn State Greater Allegheny invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Engineering (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods in the B.S. program in Energy Engineering, Alternative Energy and Power Generation. This degree includes courses in Engineering Design, Energy Systems and Conversion, Thermodynamics, Combustion, Fuel Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Solar Energy, Fuel Cells, Wind Energy, Experimental and Computational Methods, and Engineering Mechanics. Teaching assignments will include engineering courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Establish a high-quality research program that includes publishing in refereed journals and can involve undergraduate students. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Engineering Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or closely related field. Candidates whose research will support the departmental focus on energy systems will be given preference. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Greater Allegheny is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as eleven baccalaureate degrees and three associate degrees. Our residential campus is located southeast of Pittsburgh in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Students and faculty at Penn State Greater Allegheny have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://greaterallegheny.psu.edu/ Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Eric Lipsky, Penn State Greater Allegheny. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: (412)-675-9143. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins January 31, 2018, and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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