Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty

Fargo, ND
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Aug 22, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The College of Engineering at North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in engineering entrepreneurship and innovation.

Duties include developing an externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, student advising, and service to the university and profession.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop collaborations with the College of Business and the Research and Technology Park to enhance the institution's growing program in entrepreneurship and innovation education and outreach.

The faculty appointment will be made in one of the college's departments that most closely aligns with the candidate's basic engineering discipline. The College of Engineering at NDSU offers programs in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Application packages should include a letter of transmittal addressing the above skills, a detailed current curriculum vita, statement of scholarly interests and research plans, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact information for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted electronically to North Dakota State University's Human Resource Office at Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications for a successful candidate include:
- B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in an engineering discipline
- a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development
- a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in research and grantsmanship
- a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in publication of scholarly activities in peer reviewed journals, academic and professional advising
- A record of accomplishments that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in work place cooperation
•Expertise in engineering entrepreneurship and innovation.
•Ability to develop an externally funded research program.
•Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders.
Effective oral and Written Communication Skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications for a successful candidate include:
•Experience engaging with start-up companies, consulting, and/or existing businesses.
•Experience with technology transfer, commercialization of research, and/or new product development.
•Experience developing and teaching courses in entrepreneurship and innovation as part of an engineering curriculum.

Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
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:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of 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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  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. Resume
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter
  4. Unofficial Transcript 1
  5. Unofficial Transcript 2
  6. Other Document 1
  7. Other Document 2
  8. Other Document 3

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