The Department of Applied Engineering Technology at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Automotive Technology or Automotive Engineering (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 Applied Engineering Technology and Automotive/Motorsports Technology courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, 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 Applied Engineering Technology majors in the department follow a curriculum where students are encouraged to research. A candidate whose teaching and research efforts will promote the mission of the Applied Engineering Technology Department and the strategic vision of the College of Science and Technology (COST) as well as the University is highly desired. Collaboration with colleagues from the sciences, mathematics, and other technology areas is expected. Service to the Department, the College and the University is also a requirement of the position.
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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, energy and environmental systems, graphic design systems, mathematics, and physics. The Department of Applied Engineering Technology enrolls over 200 undergraduate and graduate majors. The Department offers four degree programs: a BS in Applied Engineering Technology, a BS in Motorsports Technology, a MS in Technology Management, and a PhD in Applied Science and Technology. 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 educate students to become competent and confident leaders who excel in the global scientific community. Among its core values, the Department is committed to excellence, responsiveness, accountability, intellectual growth, technical expertise, inclusiveness, and collaborative engagement.
Internal job number: 003798
PhD in Automotive Engineering, Automotive Technology, Mechanical Engineering, or closely related engineering or technology field by the anticipated date of appointment.
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; 6) Industry experience in automotive technology or related field; 7) Demonstrated record of independent research and publishing.
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