Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - (200378)
Job posting number: #7071032
Posted: October 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job Descriptionhe College of Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona, invites applications for a tenure-track position in our Mechanical Engineering Department. The position is anticipated to be available in Spring 2021 at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The Mechanical Engineering program offers three tracks where students can focus their studies: Energy, Propulsion, and Robotics. The department is particularly interested in interviewing candidates with a background in one of these specialties.
The successful candidate shall have a strong interest and ability to teach undergraduate courses and laboratories and to perform applied research. The ideal candidate will be willing to mentor and collaborate with students on research and student projects. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills, and a strong command of the English language are required.
The College of Engineering (COE) faculty are housed in a modern academic complex, which is adjacent to robotics, mechatronics, propulsion, and wind tunnel laboratories. The COE faculty also make extensive use of the Aerospace Experimentation and Fabrication laboratory complex. This building consists of a fabrication suite, space systems lab, structural dynamics lab, materials science lab, mechanical testing lab, structures lab, and dedicated faculty research labs. All of these labs feature state-of-the-art equipment for undergraduate student use. A new 52,000 square foot STEM building was recently completed to house new Robotics and Thermal-Energy Labs as well as our Rapid Prototyping Lab.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is a leading institution in education for engineering, aviation, global security and related fields. We draw students from around the country and the world who are serious about their future careers.
Our talented faculty, state-of-the-art classrooms and lab facilities, and instructional best-practices produce graduates who are well-prepared for careers or graduate school.
The Prescott Campus of Embry-Riddle is a small, private, residential university located in the mountains of northern Arizona where faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of the campus environment. Prescott is rated as one of the most livable cities in the Southwest. It is located 5000 feet above sea level, has a mild climate, clean air, and is close to recreational and pristine wilderness areas and national forests.
An earned doctorate in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and related experience is desired, but candidates with significant industry experience and a Masters Degree are strongly encouraged to apply. Application material should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. Materials may be submitted in electronic form through careers.erau.edu. Queries may be submitted via email to the Mechanical Engineering Chair, Prof. Andy Gerrick, at Gerrickr@erau.edu.