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Assistant or Associate Professor of Engineering

The Department of Physics and Engineering at Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track engineering faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, rank commensurate with experience, beginning Fall 2023. The Department offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor’s degree in General Engineering and a degree in Physics. The General Engineering program includes a broad background in electrical and mechanical engineering and builds on this foundation with aspects of computational science, material science, and physics. We are seeking energetic and visionary applicants to support current departmental initiatives, including expanding the curriculum to meet regional workforce needs, building engineering pathways in partnership with pipeline educational institutions, and participation in a multi-institutional grant partnership to support talent development for the Intel semiconductor facility located in the region.

The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for, and commitment to, teaching of a variety of undergraduate courses that could include introduction to Physics and Engineering, Statics, Dynamics, Principles of Design, and Fluid Mechanics as well as their associated laboratories and will also guide senior capstone projects. In addition, the faculty member will draw from prior partnerships and professional experiences to strengthen relationships with industry to expand project collaborations, internship opportunities, and industrial mentoring. Other responsibilities will include holistic advising of students regarding academics, career paths, and wellbeing, participation in curriculum development and assessment, performing appropriate scholarly research and professional activity, assisting in maintaining ABET accreditation, and serving on university committees.


  • A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is required.
  • An undergraduate Engineering degree from an ABET/EAC-accredited institution is preferred.
  • Proven record of effective teaching at the undergraduate level.
  • Evidence of strong and respectful collaborative working relationships with faculty colleagues and community members.
  • Innovative approaches to building programs that nurture student talent and maximize opportunities for applied learning.

Muskingum is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. The university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult learner student population is approximately 2,500.


Applications must include a letter of interest, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a list of 3 professional references. The list of references should include each reference’s email address, phone number, and a brief description of your relationship to the reference. Application materials should be sent by email to or faxed to 740-826-6131. Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. Questions may be directed to Dr. Richard Taylor, Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering at Review of applications will begin on March 31, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff who are committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the educational experience, and desire to mentor a multicultural student population. As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations that have been historically underrepresented in the academy and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities. Please visit to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.

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