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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology

About the University: Point Park University is an independent, coed institution located in downtown Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 3800 full- and part-time students in more than 82 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs. Founded in 1960 as Point Park College, it is known for providing its students with an education that combines the liberal arts with career education. The University offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. To learn more about Point Park University visit its webpage at http://www.pointpark.edu

The Position:

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology: The Department of Natural Sciences and Engineering Technology of Point Park University seeks applications for a tenure track position as an assistant or associate professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology for Fall, 2014.

Successful candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching a broad range of subjects to a diverse student population. Specific teaching responsibilities within the Engineering Technology programs would include, but not be limited to, basic mechanics, i.e. Statics, Dynamics and Properties of Materials. Willingness to teach day, evening and Saturday courses is expected. Knowledge of, and willingness to use course management software is required.

Cooperation with other faculty in ongoing multi-level assessment and program development, directed towards continued program accreditation by The Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, Inc. (www.abet.org) is a principal expectation. Other responsibilities include advising students concerning career choices and academic matters, curriculum development, university-wide service and professional development.

Requirements: The chosen candidate will possess an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology with significant industrial experience. Preference will be given to candidates possessing an earned doctorate and/or professional registration. Salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application, CV, and names and contact information for three references to Dr. Robert Fessler, Acting Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Point Park University. Electronic submission of materials as either PDF or MS Word attachments is required and should be sent to artsandsciences@pointpark.edu. Please note that the subject line must state the position for which you are applying. 

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer