Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

United States

November 8, 2021


Posting Details Classification Type EHRA

Primary Purpose of Position

The Department of Applied Engineering Technology at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Automotive Engineering Technology or related field. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level. An appointment at a higher rank may be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular the Department is seeking qualified candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in automotive engineering and technology. The program should align with the Department and the College's interests in Applied Science and Technology.

The hired faculty is expected to show commitment to teaching excellence. She/he is expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, develop courses and curricula, direct students in research, and provide service to the University and community. The ideal candidate will develop and maintain a vigorous research program in automotive engineering and technology, secure extramural funding, and direct the research activities of MS students in the Technology Management program and PhD students in the Applied Science and Technology program. Mentoring undergraduate research students is also expected as the department follows a curriculum where students are encouraged to conduct research. A candidate whose teaching and research efforts will promote the mission of the Department and the strategic vision of the College as well as the University is highly desired. Collaboration with researchers within and outside the campus is expected. Service to the Department, the College and the University is also a requirement of the position.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land- grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The College of Science and Technology is research oriented and fosters academic excellence through innovative programs, critical thinking, and intellectual inquiry to prepare students for the 21st century global workforce. The College plays a pivotal role in further advancing the mission of the University by emphasizing preeminence in STEM and promoting curricular advancement, scientific discovery, and technological innovation. The College houses the departments of applied engineering technology, biology, built environment, chemistry, computer systems technology, graphic design technology, mathematics, and physics.

The Department of Applied Engineering Technology enrolls over 200 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department offers the following degree programs: BS in Applied Engineering Technology, BS in Automotive Engineering Technology, MS in Technology Management, and PhD in Applied Science and Technology (Technology Management concentration). Both undergraduate programs are accredited by ATMAE. The BS in Applied Engineering Technology is accredited by ABET. The Department of Applied Engineering Technology's mission is to prepare students for success in transforming society through innovation and technology leadership. We advance knowledge through applied research and create innovative and responsible solutions to global challenges. The vision of the Department is to be a preeminent learner- centered community to prepare graduates as future technology innovators and industry leaders. Among its core values, the Department is committed to excellence, responsiveness, accountability, intellectual growth, technical expertise, inclusiveness, and collaborative engagement.

Minimum Requirements

PhD in Automotive Engineering, Automotive Technology, Mechanical Engineering, or closely related engineering or technology field by the anticipated date of appointment.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

1) Postdoctoral research in automotive engineering or technology field; 2) Strong aptitude for using instructional technology; 3) A research and pedagogy plan that can attract funding from various granting agencies; 4) Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with other faculty and colleagues; 5) Industry experience in automotive engineering technology or related field; 6) Demonstrated record of independent research and publishing.

Required License or Certification

Working Title Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology

Position Number 001485 Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience FLSA Exempt Position Type Faculty Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time Tenure Track Yes FTE If Time Limited, Appointment Length Organizational Division Applied Engineering Technology Organizational Location College of Science and Technology Organizational Unit Applied Engineering Technology

Posting Number EPA1329

Open Date 10/08/2021 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled Open Until Filled Yes Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 01/14/2022 Date Position Available August 2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
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