Tenure Track Faculty 5409BR College of Engineering Technology CET Manufacturing & Mechanical Eng Tech
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Systems Engineering Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 11-Aug-2021
Department/College Description The Department of Manufacturing and mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) has an outstanding faculty and staff, world-class facilities, and innovative curricula that provides an unparalleled academic experience. The MMET department has 21 full-time faculty, 6 lecturers, more than 15 adjunct faculty, approximately 720 students and continues to grow. MMET offers three Bachelors of Science and one Master of Science degree programs. Each program specializes in providing an experiential learning environment through integrated laboratory activities, innovative projects, and applied-research. To gain real world experience, in their field of study, each student completes a year of co-operative work experience in industry. Our programs are strongly career focused and hence the department enjoys an outstanding record of successfully preparing students for industry. (www.rit.edu/mmet)
The department is housed in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of RITs nine colleges, which enrolls approximately 12% percent of the universitys students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of hands-on learning and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. (www.rit.edu/cet)
Detailed Job Description The Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) department in RIT's College of Engineering Technology (CET) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position, to support the Mechanical, Robotics & Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering Technology Undergraduate Programs, and a Graduate Masters of Science program with concentrations in Product Design, Robotics & Automation Manufacturing Systems, Quality, Polymer Engineering & Technology, Advanced Mechanics, Electronics Packaging. Candidates for this position will be expected to teach, publish and also conduct externally funded research in areas related to Smart Manufacturing, Automation, Robotics, and Mechatronics. Expertise in standard industrial robotics systems such as Fanuc, ABB, KUKA and others preferred. Expertise in industrial control systems and programmable logic controllers is highly desirable.
Responsibilities will include teaching, research and service. A willingness to collaborate in all areas is expected. Teaching will include course and laboratory development with delivery via classroom, online and hybrid formats. Research will be expected in a well-defined area of focus including securing external funding and dissemination in peer-reviewed journal publications. Service will include contributions to the department, college and university; and maintaining a clear professional development agenda to support the department's growth. Our Dual Career Program provides services to eligible spouses/partners of newly hired full time tenure-track faculty who are relocating to the Rochester area.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity. The position is at the level of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. The position begins as early as January, 2021 (or Fall (August 2021).
Required Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Robotics, Automation Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, or an earned doctorate in a related field.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience to teach in one or more of the following areas: Smart Manufacturing, Robotics, Automation, Mechatronics.
Demonstrated expertise in widely deployed industrial robotics and automation systems including PLCs, Fanuc / ABB / KUKA / etc. robots, CNC machining systems, and similar hardware.
Demonstrated research in the areas listed above as evidenced by funded researchand peer-reviewed journal publications.
Evidence of ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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