The selected candidate is expected to support the Mechanical Engineering Technology undergraduate program as well as the graduate program in Applied Energy & Electromechanical Systems Engineering.
Research focus and expertise may include any of the following: manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, additive manufacturing, design of machines or instruments, design of electromechanical systems, or related area.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a funded research program that complements and supports multidisciplinary research efforts. The William States Lee College of Engineering and UNC Charlotte is home to the internationally recognized Center for Precision Metrology (CPM), the Center for Freeform Optics (CeFO) and the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC); a strong candidate will have the opportunity to interact with these centers and other industry partners.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Required qualiﬁcations include an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline and a background in manufacturing or design of systems.
Candidates must possess excellent leadership, organizational, teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills, and must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment that serves a diverse student population.
Relevant professional practice or industry experience in design or manufacturing is preferred. Preferred qualiﬁcations include professional registration and/or specialty certiﬁcation, prior teaching experience, and a proven record of participation in funded research.
Rank and salary are commensurate with qualiﬁcations and experience. Candidates with a proven record of scholarship and funded research may be considered for higher rank. Candidates seeking Associate Professor or higher rank should clearly indicate the rank applied for and outline qualiﬁcations for that rank in the cover letter. Candidates applying for advanced rank should clearly articulate their funding record, as well as provide ﬁve recent publications.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.