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Assistant 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 Professor beginning Fall 2019. The Department offers Bachelor degrees in General Engineering and Physics. The General Engineering program includes a broad background in physics and builds on this foundation with aspects of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computational science, and material science. The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The candidate should demonstrate potential for, and commitment to, teaching a variety of undergraduate courses including Statics and Dynamics, Materials Science, Principles of Design, and Fluids and their associated laboratories, engineering electives, and departmental service courses. In addition, the successful candidate will support high-impact learning opportunities through the development and maintenance of relationships with industry to support internships, project collaborations, industrial mentoring and Capstone projects. Other responsibilities include serving on University committees, working on curriculum development, advising students, performing research involving undergraduates, and professional service within the guidelines of the University. 

We seek faculty who value quality instruction, 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.

•    A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field from an accredited institution is required. 
•    Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. 
•    A materials-oriented and/or robotics background is preferred. 
•    Experience with 3D printing and CAD software is preferred. 

About the Institution:
Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000.  The university actively seeks-out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, diversity and inclusion, and maintaining professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community. 

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education. Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

To apply, send a letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university, Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement, statement of research plans, graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references to:
Dr. Sandra Soto-Cabán
Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, OH 43762

Electronic applications to (Subject: PHEN search) are appreciated and encouraged. The position is open until filled; however to be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials should be received by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, March 10, 2019.

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