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Mechanical Engineering
Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Date Posted 02/22/2021
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

SRU invites applications for one full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in mechanical engineering for Fall 2021. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses from fundamental engineering courses to upper division mechanical engineering courses and a capstone course, including instruction in CAD software packages for mechanical engineering, and the Department has a particular need for instruction in topics such as thermal-fluid systems, robotics, mechatronics, or manufacturing engineering. Candidates are expected to apply effective pedagogy and project-based learning in their classroom instruction. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive research program that involves undergraduates, actively participate in student advising and prepare students for a successful career including through creation of relevant industry partnerships and experiential learning opportunities, and participate in department/university service, including ABET accreditation.

As a public comprehensive university and one of fourteen institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. SRU is a vibrant, student-centered community of learners and scholars. The university places a high value on the quality of the teaching and learning experience with over 150 undergraduate programs and tracks, 25 master’s degree programs, and a doctoral program in physical therapy. The University is selective in admissions and enrolls almost 8,000 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, or MS in Mechanical Engineering with three or more years’ industrial experience;
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Successful performance in an interview and teaching demonstration.
Preferred Qualifications
Posting Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator
305 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may upload either official or unofficial transcripts using the “Transcript” selection under Required Documents.

Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 12, 2021.

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