Requisition Number: 6524BR
School/Department: Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering
College : College of Engineering Technology
Faculty Rank : Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track
Anticipated Start Date: 8/10/22
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DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) department in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology (CET) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position, to support the Mechanical, Robotics & Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering Technology programs. Candidates for this position will be expected to teach, publish and conduct externally funded research in areas related to the broad fields of Mechanics, Mechanical Properties of Materials, Mechatronics, or Bio-Mechanics.
The position is at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor. The position begins August 10, 2022.
Responsibilities will include teaching, research and service. Teaching will include course and laboratory development with delivery via classroom, online and hybrid formats. Research will be expected in a well-defined focus area identified above, including securing external funding and dissemination in peer-reviewed journal publications. Service will include contributions to the department, college and university; and maintaining a clear professional development agenda to support the department’s growth.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
THE DEPARTMENT/ COLLEGE:
The Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) has an outstanding faculty and staff, world-class facilities, and innovative curricula that provides an unparalleled academic experience. More information available at www.rit.edu/CET. The MMET department has 21 full-time faculty, 6 lecturers, more than 15 adjunct faculty, approximately 720 students and continues to grow. MMET offers three Bachelors of Science and one Master of Science degree programs. Each program specializes in providing an experiential learning environment through integrated laboratory activities, innovative projects, and applied-research. To gain real world experience, in their field of study, each student completes a year of co-operative work experience in industry. Our programs are strongly career focused and hence the department enjoys an outstanding record of successfully preparing students for industry. (www.rit.edu/mmet).
The department is housed in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of RIT’s nine colleges, which enrolls approximately 12% percent of the university’s students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of “hands-on learning” and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- A Ph.D. in Mechanical, or Mechatronics Engineering, or an earned doctorate in a related field.
- Demonstrated knowledge and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: Machine design, mechatronics, mechanics, materials (metals), or failure mechanics, all as applied to mechanical, or mechatronics ET programs
- Demonstrated research in the areas listed above as evidenced by funded research and peer-reviewed journal publications.
- Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology. Keyword Search: 6524BR.
Please submit your online application; your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; your current CV; and upload the following attachments:
- List of Publications
- The name, title, email address and phone number for three references
- Research Statement
- Statement of Diversity Contribution
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.