Faculty / asst. prof. / lecturer
907 Floyd Ave, Richmond, VA 23284
Teaching: Faculty member is expected to provide high quality instruction in mechanical and nuclear engineering graduate and undergraduate courses and to develop new courses as necessary based department needs and the background of the candidate.
Research: Faculty member must establish a nationally recognized research program with a record of publication in refereed journals and external funding. The preferred research focus will be on energy, functional materials, medical devices or other research areas in mechanical and nuclear engineering. Demonstrated record of high quality research and scholarship. Candidates should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the potential to initiate interdisciplinary research and educational synergies among diverse areas. Collaborations are encouraged with other VCU units such as the Schools of Medicine, Business and Arts.
Service: The candidate will be expected to provide high quality service to the department, school, university and professional community.
•Must possess a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering or a closely related discipline.
•Candidates should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and potential for an outstanding career in teaching and research.
•The School of Engineering at VCU supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment.
•Expected to develop and maintain funded, nationally recognized research programs and should have a substantial, established record of publication and external funding.
While candidates with experience in all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered, preference may be given to applicants with experience and research interests in industrial automation and control, robotics, mechatronics, mechanical/machine design or advanced manufacturing.