Southern Arkansas University is accepting applications for a 9-month tenure track engineering faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering for Fall 2022. Our rapidly growing Engineering and Physics Department is housed in a dedicated, state of the art facility with new labs fully equipped with latest equipment, complemented with a full fledge engineering machine shop. Southern Arkansas University offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, as well as an excellent fringe benefit package. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Duties: Teaching responsibilities will include the teaching of freshmen to upper-level undergraduate engineering courses in mechanical engineering and engineering technology. Other assignments will include teaching laboratory courses; supervising capstone design courses and undergraduate research projects; serving on committees; performing scholarly activity; engaging in recruitment, retention, and advising of students and working with student organizations. Familiarity with ABET accreditation is strongly desired but not required.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in mechanical engineering is required by the time of employment. Applicants with teaching and industrial experiences are preferred. The candidate should have in-depth knowledge and expertise in the broad area of mechanical engineering and demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills; ability to work well with people; a strong desire to interact with students both in the classroom and in undergraduate research projects. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants should send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, complete set of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources at HR@saumag.edu or 100 E University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Applicants must be able to show proof of U.S. employment eligibility. SAU is an AA/EOE and encourages applications from women and underrepresented populations. Non-listed references may be contacted.