Asst/Assoc/Full Professor - Mechatronic Systems and Controls, Northeastern University
Requisition Number: FTFR000410
Division/College: College of Engineering
FT/PT: Full Time
As part of a significant college-wide expansion crossing disciplinary boundaries, the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at Northeastern University in Boston, MA invites applications and nominations for a tenured and tenure-track Associate or Full Professor to establish internationally recognized research programs for September 2014. Applicants with exceptional qualifications will also be considered for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and develop a strong externally funded research program, possibly in collaboration with faculty in COE and other colleges, in the general areas of dynamic systems, control, and intelligent mechatronic / manufacturing systems with possible applications to healthcare engineering systems, bioengineering, and security.
Guided by Northeastern University’s strategic growth plans primarily in the areas of Healthcare, Security, and Sustainability, existing faculty and the new faculty hires in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering have unique opportunities to collaborate with faculty across campus, to significantly impact the direction and trajectory of this already strong, vibrant department. Demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and collaborative background that spans traditional as well as our primary thrust areas is highly desirable.
Applicants must have a doctorate degree in engineering or a related field of study in one of the areas of interest listed above by the start date, and those applying at the Associate Professor or Professor levels must have a well-established academic record, including scholarly publications and an externally funded research program.
The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department (www.mie.neu.edu) at Northeastern University, ranked among top 50 in the nation by US News and World Report, is a successful and vibrant academic enterprise which is growing in both size and stature. The department comprises 44 full-time faculty with $10 million in annual research funding, 110 PhD, 420 MS, and 1,200 undergraduate students. At the core of the Northeastern engineering education experience is our top-ranked cooperative education program, which contributes significantly to the integrated learning model of the College of Engineering. In addition, of the eight federally-funded research centers in the College of Engineering, four of them are based in the MIE Department: 1) The NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, 2) The NSF Center for Health Organization Transformation, 3) The NSF Center for Microcontamination Control, and 4) The VA New England Healthcare Engineering Partnership. Northeastern University also has a 7,000 square-foot class 10/100/1000 micro/nanofabrication facility available to faculty, the Kostas Center (http://www.kostas.neu.edu), and has recently opened the 70,000 square foot Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at our Burlington campus.
Applicants should submit a detailed Curriculum Vita, a clear statement of specific teaching and research interests and objectives, along with names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of at least three professional references. To apply please visit http://www.coe.neu.edu. The position will remain open until filled.
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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.