POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes at Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks applicants for a full-time, continuing, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 16, 2019. The successful candidate will contribute to development of multidisciplinary programs in the areas of Chemical and Materials Engineering, will teach undergraduate and graduate engineering classes, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and develop a strong externally funded research program.

Qualifications: Applicants must have, at the time of appointment, a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related area. Ph.D. candidates may be considered if all degree requirements will be completed by August 15, 2019. If all requirements for the Ph.D. are not completed by that date, a term, non-tenure track appointment may be offered in accordance with University policy http://policies.siu.edu/personnelpolicies/chapter2/ch2-faps/conting.php. Applications in all fields of Mechanical Engineering will be entertained although preference will be given to candidates with a B.S. degree in chemical/materials engineering, or specialization in the areas of chemical and materials engineering, manufacturing, and design. Applicants must have teaching competency in several required courses at the undergraduate level in mechanical/chemical/materials areas. Applicants must have the potential to develop a strong publication record by publishing in refereed journals and participating in national and international conferences. Strong written and oral communication skills are required.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018 or until filled.

Application Procedure: Applicants must submit a complete application consisting of a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests (1-2 pages each), and a list or three references with complete contact information. Submissions may be emailed or mailed to the addresses below. Electronic submissions are preferred.

Email: meep_search_2018@engr.siu.edu

Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1230 Lincoln Drive Mail Code 6603
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.