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Tenure Track Faculty in Autonomous and Electrified Vehicles

Employer
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location
Charlotte, NC
Closing date
Dec 4, 2021

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*Position Number:*004352
*Working Title:*Tenure Track Faculty in Autonomous and Electrified Vehicles
*Classification Title:*9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
*College:*College of Engineering (Col)
*Department:*Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science
*Position Designation:*Faculty
*Employment Type:*Permanent - Full-time
*Months per year:*9
*Primary Purpose of Department:*The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science nurtures a professional, collaborative and supportive learning community in which all stakeholders (students, faculty, industry sponsors and partners) can succeed.
*Vacancy Open to:*All Candidates
*Description of Work:*The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development - Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities - All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member's discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession - All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee
*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*Applicants must have an earned PhD in mechanical engineering or related discipline. Experience with automotive industries, or collaboration with industries in research projects is desired for this position and preference will be given to candidates with established industrial ties. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate the potential for securing external funding and a strong commitment to teaching. The successful candidate should be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervising undergraduate capstone projects and graduate theses/dissertations. In addition, it is expected that the successful candidate will establish relationships with local and national industrial partners, publish in leading research journals, and establish a strong externally-funded research program.
*Minimum Experience/Education:*UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
*Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:*Applicants must have an earned PhD in mechanical engineering or related discipline. Experience with automotive industries, or collaboration with industries in research projects is desired for this position and preference will be given to candidates with established industrial ties. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate the potential for securing external funding and a strong commitment to teaching. The successful candidate should be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervising undergraduate capstone projects and graduate theses/dissertations. In addition, it is expected that the successful candidate will establish relationships with local and national industrial partners, publish in leading research journals, and establish a strong externally-funded research program.
*Special Notes to Applicants:*This position is anticipated to begin in August 2021.
Please upload the following documents:
1) Cover Letter
2) Vita
3) Statement of Research, Teaching and Leadership
4) Contact information for references
As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.
The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.
*Job Open Date:*06/18/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Proposed Hire Date:*08/23/2021
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