Job Postings

 

February 12, 2020

1. Tenure-Track Position – Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Manufacturing)

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college of nearly 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mechanical Engineering Technology focusing on manufacturing. The position is at the assistant professor level, to begin during the Fall 2020 semester.

The Mechanical Engineering Technology department has a full time faculty of 11, with 33 part time faculty members. It offers Associate in Applied Science degrees (AAS) in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Industrial Design Technology and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology.  The Mechanical Engineering Technology programs are accredited by ETAC/ABET.

The successful candidate will teach courses in areas such as manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) advanced manufacturing, product design, rapid prototyping, machine design, Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), and Finite Element Analysis (FEA), as well as conduct research, develop new courses, and engage in service activities. Candidates with research interests in design and manufacturing, computational mechanics, materials and structures, biomechanics, and vibrations are strongly encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD is strongly preferred. Prior teaching or industrial experience in mechanical engineering and manufacturing, proficiency with CAD/CAM/CNC, and Finite Elements is essential. Candidates with a minimum of a master’s degree in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology (or closely related field) plus a PE license who have strong industry experience can be considered.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge and research interests in various elements of mechanical engineering design including but not limited to: manufacturing processes, engineering materials, rapid prototyping, structural analysis, dynamics, manufacturing systems, simulation, applications in robotics, 3-D modeling/animation and product design.

Additional desired experience includes: proposal/grant solicitation and management skills, experience working in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment, and an interest in developing and fostering public-private partnerships and industry related student internship programs.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.  Candidates should provide a cover letter summarizing teaching philosophy and research area, CV/resume and letters of recommendation.

2. Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechatronics)

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mechanical Engineering Technology focusing on Mechatronics. The position is at the assistant professor level, and will begin during the Fall 2020 semester.

The Mechanical Engineering Technology Department has a full-time faculty of eleven, supplemented with part-time faculty members. It offers Associate in Applied Science degrees (AAS) in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Industrial Design Technology and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology. The department is developing a concentration in Mechatronics. The Mechanical Engineering Technology programs are accredited by ETAC/ABET.

The department seeks candidates who can develop curriculum and teach courses in areas such as control systems and mechatronics, instrumentation, and robotics, as well as to conduct research and engage in service activities. Teaching areas will include: mechatronics, instrumentation, robotics, design, and manufacturing processes.  Candidates with research interests in mechatronics, dynamics and control, vibrations, and computational mechanics are strongly encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD is strongly preferred. Prior teaching is highly desirable. Significant industrial experience in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, or a related field is essential, as is proficiency with CAD/CAM/CNC, and computational mechanics. Candidates with a minimum of a master’s degree in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology (or closely related field) plus a PE license who have strong industry experience can be considered.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge and research interests in  various elements of mechatronics design and fabrication including but not limited to sensing and control systems, automation, control electronics, digital control systems, and mechanical systems.

In filling this position, the department seeks leadership qualifications and skills needed to formulate and direct a growing mechatronics program. Additional desired experience includes:  proposal/grant solicitation and management skills, experience working in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment, and an interest in developing and fostering public-private partnerships and industry related student internship programs.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.  Candidates should provide a cover letter summarizing teaching philosophy and research area, CV/resume and letters of recommendation.

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