Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Faculty Positions

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Behrend


Applicants are invited for two non-tenure track faculty positions starting Fall 2019. We seek enthusiastic and dynamic faculty members in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in the area(s) of design, machine dynamics, system dynamics, machine design, manufacturing, and material science. Successful candidates will demonstrate the following abilities: to innovate and adopt various teaching methods in the classroom; to develop and teach labs; and to involve and guide undergraduate students in applied research and senior design projects. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline and prior teaching and research experience are strongly preferred and will be considered for the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor; exceptional candidates with a Master of Science will also be considered at the rank of Lecturer. Members of groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering faculties are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive. Penn State Behrend ( is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State in Erie, Pennsylvania. The college is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach, and prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. The School of Engineering has over 1,600 students in our ABET accredited programs. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please upload a cover letter, complete CV, brief statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088