POSITION: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering
DEPARTMENT: School of Engineering
STATUS: Full Time, Tenure Track
The School of Engineering at Campbell University (http://www.campbell.edu/engineering/) seeks to hire a Mechanical Engineering faculty member to fill a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor beginning August 2019 or January 2020. The primary role of this faculty member is to develop and teach thermo-fluids topics.
In the Fall of 2016, Campbell University welcomed its inaugural freshman class to the newly formed School of Engineering. The School awards a single degree, the Bachelor of Science in Engineering, with concentrations in Mechanical, Chemical, and Electrical Engineering. It is undergraduate-focused, incorporating innovative approaches to engineering education and evidence-based practices in what we call ClassLab courses that blend content and hands-on experiences. As the school continues to grow, we seek faculty who are excited to develop new courses, design interactive educational spaces, and develop well-rounded engineers.
ClassLab courses are limited to 24 students, allowing faculty and students to get to know each other while they focus on developing strong foundations in engineering fundamentals. Beyond technical content knowledge, the School of Engineering seeks to develop well-rounded engineers through its eight departmental values, professional development and service opportunities, and a focus on professional excellence through internships and other related experiences. Faculty with an interest in engineering education research and practice are particularly encouraged to apply.
Campbell’s proximity to North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park provides numerous opportunities for collaboration with other universities and corporate partners. Other Campbell programs, including multiple health science programs, allow for strong collaborations across our own institution.
This position intends to develop and implement the thermo-fluids sequence of courses including thermodynamics, fluids, and heat transfer, as well as teach courses in Mechanical Engineering as appropriate and needed. As an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, this scholar has a unique opportunity to provide leadership in building an innovative engineering program and in building the prominence of the new School and the University. Candidates must be committed to undergraduate engineering education and be dedicated to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring students, and scholarship.
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A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health, disability, and retirement plans.
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