Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Fargo, ND
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Jul 16, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of automation, controls, and robotics. Successful applicants must have a B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in 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, undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development, research and grantsmanship, publication of scholarly activities in peer reviewed journals, academic and professional advising, and work-place cooperation and collegiality. Duties include developing an externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, 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 controls, automation, instrumentation, robotics, and/or mechatronics. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the ability to develop and conduct independent research, develop and teach classes, and mentor capstone design projects and extra-curricular projects, in these areas.

Minimum Qualifications:
•B.S. and earned Ph.D. in 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 controls, automation, instrumentation, robotics, and/or mechatronics.
•Strong record of scholarly achievement to include demonstrated ability to develop and conduct independent research.
•Strong evidence of teaching excellence to include developing and teaching classes and mentoring capstone design projects and extra-curricular projects.
•Professional engineer registration.

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 9/16/19 and continue until the position is filled.

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

Posting Specific Questions

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  2. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
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  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Plan
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter

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