Classification Type EHRA
Primary Purpose of Position
The Boeing Endowed Professor position honors a consistent record of
accomplishment in leading and conducting cutting edge research in the “Design
and Performance” and “Mechano-Aerospace” aspects of Mechanical Engineering; a
commitment to educating, inspiring and mentoring Mechanical Engineering
undergraduate and graduate students; and the aptitude to further grow and
advance the impact and reputation of the Mechanical Engineering Department at
North Carolina A&T State University through education, research, engagement,
and scholarly productivity. This endowed professor position can be at the
associate or full professor rank (commensurate with accomplishments and
qualifications); and is renewable after 4 years, based on strong performance
in the role.
This is a 9-month position.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
North Carolina A&T State University is a public land grant university that
enrolls over 12,700 students.
The College of Engineering, with over 2100 students, has EAC ABET accredited
undergraduate programs in Architectural, Bio-, Biological, Civil, Chemical,
Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as a CAC
ABET accredited program in Computer Science.
On the Graduate level, the College has 8 Masters of Science Degree programs,
and 5 Doctoral degree programs. Additional information about the College and
the University can be found at www. ncat.edu/coe.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers BS, MS, and PhD level degrees,
and also supports a Aerospace option. The faculty and students of the
department are actively engaged in regional and international conferences such
as SAE Baja, SAE Aero, and the SAE/GM Autodrive Competition. The Mechanical
Engineering department currently supports the largest undergraduate student
population of North Carolina A&T's College of Engineering.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:
1. A Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.
2. Experience in transportation vehicle design (including sea, land and
space vehicles as well as rotorcraft systems).
3. Extensive research and scholarly productivity in the areas of vehicle on-
board sensing and computations.
4. An extensive funded research profile in the areas of space systems,
satellite, access-to-space vehicles research or related fields.
5. A commitment to developing a research portfolio and funded research
programs in the aerospace field.
6. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in training and managing of graduate and
7. Commitment of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and equal
opportunity procedures and principles.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
The following experience and skill-sets are preferred:
1. An earned doctorate and academic qualifications sufficient to support
appointment at the rank of professor.
2. A strong record of research including attracting extramural research
funding and in delivering strong results while working with students;
3. Experience as research center director and/or notable department
leadership (e.g., program or research coordinator for a relevant department)
4. Experience in foundational areas of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
including avionics, autonomy, aero-structures and rotorcraft and Flight
4. Experience conducting research in the areas of novel propulsion systems,
access-to-space systems and turbomachinery.
5. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Required License or Certification
A PE License is preferred.
Working Title Boeing Endowed Professor - Design And Performance
Position Number 000804
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 40 hours/week, 9 months
If Time Limited, Appointment Length
Organizational Division Mechanical Engineering
Organizational Location College of Engineering
Organizational Unit Mechanical Engineering
Posting Number EPA1284
Open Date 06/14/2021
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 09/21/2021
Date Position Available 01/10/2022
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
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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Please indicate where you learned of this position:
UNC System Job Board
NC Employment Security Commission
Chronicle of Higher Education
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
NCAT Interest Cards
Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3
Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)