Cleveland State University – Faculty (Multiple Positions)

The Washkewicz College of Engineering continues to experience growth and expansion. Our student population has increased significantly over the last few years, and we are expanding our College into a new building by December 2017. We now have the need for additional faculty.

Mechanical Engineering Positions Available:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cleveland State University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the areas of (1) Design and (2) Energy.

We are also seeking, two non-tenure track Assistant College Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Practice positions in the areas of (1) Mechanical Design and (2) Industrial Motion Control. For more detailed information regarding these positions, please visit: www.csuohio.edu/engineering/mce.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions:

Design Position Description: The responsibilities include teaching design-oriented courses, at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including senior capstone design, and the ability to develop innovative research addressing fundamental challenges in mechanical components and systems design.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/6859.

Energy Position Description: The responsibilities include teaching fluid and thermal courses at graduate and undergraduate levels. Desired areas of research focus include fundamental challenges in energy and power systems, including wind energy, fuel cells and other clean energy sources.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/6887.

Qualifications: Applicants must possess an earned Doctoral degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of employment. Preference will be given to candidate who earned a BS in mechanical engineering.

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Majid, Rashidi, Chair of the search committee at m.rashidi@csuohio.edu.

Assistant College Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Practice Positions:

Industrial Motion Control Position Description: Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a passion for teaching. The candidate will be expected to teach in the areas of industrial motion control (fluid power and mechatronics) and related courses. The candidate will have the opportunity to design a new teaching lab for motion and control. Expertise in hydraulics, pneumatics and electromechanical technology would be invaluable.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/6875.

Mechanical Design Position Description: Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a passion for teaching. The candidate will be required to teach in the areas of mechanical design and related courses, including Freshman Design and Senior Design.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/6852.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Appointment as Assistant Professor of Practice requires 10 years of professional experience. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a passion for teaching.

Inquiries can be directed to Professor Antonie van den Bogert, Chair of the search committee at a.vandenbogert@csuohio.edu.

Cleveland State University is searching for active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

A 9-month contract will be offered at a competitive salary, commencing August 21, 2017. The salary for all positions is commensurate with background and experience. Start-up funds are available for the tenure-track Assistant Professor positions only.

For consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including names of at least three professional references), and a statement of interests in teaching, through the Human Resources website: http://www.csuohio.edu/offices/hrd/employment.html. Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2016. The positions will remain open until filled.

Hiring is contingent on maintaining existing levels of funding from the state of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

About the department: The Mechanical Engineering Department provides a rigorous education in the principles of mechanical engineering, supplemented by practical experience and communication skills to transform students into well-rounded and competent, ready to go engineers. To learn more information about these positions and the Mechanical Engineering Department please visit: www.csuohio.edu/engineering/mce.

About the College: The Washkewicz College of Engineering offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctor of Engineering degrees in several engineering fields. All undergraduate programs are ABET accredited. The Washkewicz College of Engineering traces its roots back to 1923 as Fenn College and has since maintained its reputation for excellence in engineering education and research. The college was renamed in 2013 to Washkewicz College of Engineering in honor of the transformative gift from Donald and Pamela Washkewicz and the Parker Hannifin Foundation. Also, due to these gifts, we have begun construction on a new engineering building to be completed December 2017.
About the University: The Cleveland State University is a state-assisted metropolitan university in the city of Cleveland with approximately 17,000 students. The university is well-known for its interdisciplinary programs.
It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disable status, or genetic information.
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