Assistant Professor of MAE - California State University-Long Beach in Long Beach California

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California State University-Long Beach

Long Beach, California 90840-8305

United States

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree by the time of appointment in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline, with specialization in the inter-disciplinary area of Mechanics, Materials, and Manufacturing. Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching at the university/college level, including both undergraduate and graduate courses. Evidence of potential for successful research, and a record of strong research, commensurate with professional level, in Mechanics, Materials, and Manufacturing. Evidence of experience and/or training which provided the opportunity and/or preparation necessary to work successfully in a culturally diverse campus community, and must have the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university/college level. Experience in teaching courses in the areas of Mechanics, Materials, and Manufacturing. Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of research programs and curriculum in emerging and rapidly developing areas such as nanotechnologies, biomechanics, computational mechanics, micro/nano-scale solid mechanics, composites and special materials, fracture mechanics, fatigue/failure analysis, materials and manufacturing engineering and processing, NEMS and MEMS. Demonstrated ability to supervise student projects, develop academic programs, update curriculum, supervise students’ theses, and actively participate in academic governance. Demonstrated interest in contributing to the mission of the MAE Department, the College of Engineering, and the University.

DUTIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in or related to Mechanics, Materials, and Manufacturing, as well as undergraduate fundamental courses in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Develop new courses and laboratories; revise and update existing courses; supervise student projects and thesis; write grant proposals and seek research funding; conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publication and external funding; actively participate in University and Community service.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications mentioned above. Curriculum vitae (including current e-mail address). Names, addresses, and phone numbers of three to five references. Finalists will be required to provide at least three recent letters of recommendation, a signed SC-1 form, official transcript from institution awarding highest degree, evidence of successful teaching (examples: syllabi, student evaluations, course handouts), and a statement of teaching, research, and professional goals. (Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to commencing employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.)

Keyword Phrases

  • Mechanics
  • Materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Engineering
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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