Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering/ Thermal/ Fluid Science

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Riverdale, NY

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Manhattan College seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with a start date in August 2022. At least one candidate will be hired with a specialization in thermal-fluid sciences, and at least one candidate will be hired with a specialization in solid mechanics/systems/manufacturing. Special attention will be given to candidates with an aerospace background.

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, demonstrate excellence in academic research, and a proven commitment to teaching and advising students. We seek faculty members with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, to attract and retain a diverse, talented student body. Manhattan College and its faculty view research scholarship and education as mutually supportive activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate plans for research that integrate teaching and undergraduate student participation with their scholarly interests. This candidate must also be committed to the teacher-scholar model at a primarily undergraduate institution. Manhattan College Mechanical Engineering faculty are expected to maintain high-quality teaching, an active and productive research program, and apply for external grants when appropriate.

This is an excellent time to join the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Having undergone significant growth over the last decade, the department has started to offer a concentration in Biomechanics at the undergraduate level, and an undergraduate concentration in Aerospace is being finalized. These concentrations are in addition to the nine concentrations that are currently being offered in the graduate program.

Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and science. The College has approximately 3,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of study and is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling lives. Manhattan College is ranked 13th in US News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities in the North and is recognized among the top colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and veterans.

Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park. Our New York City location offers easy access to all of the world class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or December 15, 2021.

How to apply

Interested candidates must complete an online application. A detailed curriculum vitae, descriptions of teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of three references should be uploaded as .pdf documents via the on-line application. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 15 ,2021, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

Manhattan College is committed to ensuring equal access to its educational programs and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex/gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/partnership status, disability, age, citizenship status, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, caregiver status, credit history, arrest/conviction record, unemployment status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking, or any other legally protected status. This policy adheres to the requirements of Title Seven, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Federal Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, and seeks to implement the objective and methods set forth in the Department of Labor. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Equal opportunity can only be achieved through demonstrated cooperation from all members of the Manhattan College Community. We as a College Community must always demonstrate sensitivity and respect for our co-workers, colleagues, students, visitors and alumni…of diverse cultural background. All employees are expected to make every reasonable effort to carry out the Affirmative Action plans of the College. Historically, Manhattan College was founded by the Christian Brothers. Due to the significant shortage of Christian Brothers, Manhattan College gives special consideration to qualified Christian Brothers when filling vacant positions.