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Tenure-Track; Advanced Manufacturing Faculty Position
Oakland University
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Posted:
December 20, 2013
Location:
Rochester, Michigan
Salary:
Open
Type:
- Experienced
Categories:
Academic/Faculty, Engineering
Required Education:
Doctorate/Professional
Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public se...rvice. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.
FACULTY POSITION
 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan
 
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of advanced manufacturing.  The appointment would begin in August 2014.
 
Although the open position is at the Assistant Professor level, candidates with more experience may be considered at a more senior level.  We seek applicants with research and teaching interests in advanced manufacturing topics such as metal forming, stamping, casting and injection molding of plastics.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop an eternally funded research program of national prominence that includes fundamental and/or applied research.  The candidate will take a leadership role in the development of advanced manufacturing programs and courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  An earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required with a recent history or strong potential of external funding and successful teaching abilities in manufacturing related courses.
 
The Mechanical Engineering Department has 16 full time faculty members who are dedicated to excellence in research, teaching and service.  The department hosts four centers:  Chrysler Learing and Innovation Center for Sheet Metal Forming, Fastening and Joining Research Institute, Automotive Tribology Center and the Clean Energy Research Center all of which are active in research.  Oakland University is a public institution, located in southeastern Michigan, at the intellectual center of the Automotive Industry.  In addition, the area offers many social, cultural and recreational activites.
 
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references and statements of research and teaching interests to academicjobs.oakland.edu/posting/903.  Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Questions can be sent to the search committee chair, Professor Gary Barber, barber@oakland.edu.
 
Oakland Unversity is a recipient of a NSF grant toward the advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields and encourages applications from women and minorities.  Oakland University is an equal opportunity employer.

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