Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Company: Gannon University
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Division School of Engineering and Computing
Department Col. of Engineering & Business
Location Erie, Pa
The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of
Engineering and Business at Gannon University invites applications
for two (2) tenure-track positions for Assistant Professor of
Mechanical Engineering. The nine-month appointment will begin in
August 2023. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and
graduate mechanical engineering courses, develop and implement a
sustainable research program, and will have a key role in
developing pioneering industry collaborations and research
initiatives by engaging with internal/external program
Gannon University is committed to excellence in student-centered
learning with an emphasis on student-learning outcomes. The faculty
member will work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver
instruction, advise students, engage in scholarly activities in
keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship (as is appropriate to
the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon), and
engage in University, professional, and community service
activities. The successful candidate must be able to support and
promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity,
and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
The functions below are detailed in the faculty handbook in Volume
IV of the Institutional Policy Manual.
Teach 24 credit hours in the academic year or as otherwise
specified by the faculty member's appointment notice; student
course evaluations are to be completed in each course. This
position is eligible for up to six credits of release time per
academic year once your research portfolio has been reviewed and
established. Faculty are expected to employ sound pedagogical
practices and to use technology as appropriate, including the
University's learning management system. Faculty shall assist with
course revisions and curriculum development as needed.
Achieve appropriate student-learning outcomes in all courses
Engage in scholarly pursuits pertinent to their academic
discipline. Scholarship, as defined by the Boyer model, includes:
scholarship of discovery, scholarship of integration, scholarship
of application, scholarship of teaching, and scholarship of
Participate in service to the University, the community, and to
their profession. Attend convocations, commencement exercises, and
Participate in ongoing professional development.
Assist, advise, and mentor students enrolled at the University.
Fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities of a faculty
member as described in Volume IV of the Gannon University
Institutional Policy Manual which contains the approved policies
and procedures of the University concerning the terms and
conditions of faculty employment at the University. Required
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field
with significant professional and/or research experience in the
broad area of solid mechanics, including dynamic systems and
control, materials science, or manufacturing.
Rank: In accordance with the University's standards, the Provost
and Vice President for Student Experience awards initial rank at
the time of employment. Completion of dissertation is required for
rank of Assistant Professor and placement on the tenure track.
University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the
University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its
strong liberal arts foundation that supports exemplary professional
education programs. Preferred Qualifications
Computational and/or experimental background is a plus, and
previous academic experience is preferred. Candidates expecting to
complete their dissertation by August 1, 2023, will be considered.
Must be able to meet the physical demands associated with a normal
academic environment. Work is performed in a normal classroom and
office setting. Tenure Status Tenure Track
Position Type Regular Faculty
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Length 9M
Credits Per Year 24
Keywords: Gannon University, Erie , Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering , Erie, Pennsylvania
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