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Assistant/Associate Professor - Thermal-Fluid Sciences

Closing Date: August 15, 2014


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in experimental thermal-fluid sciences, with an emphasis in energy related research. The position will be available beginning in August of 2014. Ranked among the top 108 public and private universities in the country by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, and is an NSF ADVANCE Institution. Further information about the department, college, and university can be accessed on the web at or by contacting the department at 701-231-8671.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful applicants must have a B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related engineering discipline, and a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in the following skills: oral and written communication, undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development, experimental laboratory course teaching, research and grantsmanship, publication of scholarly activities in peer reviewed journals, academic and professional advising, and work-place cooperation. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, student advising, developing an externally funded research program, and service to the university and profession.

Preferred Qualifications

The department is seeking applicants capable of teaching thermal-fluid courses, including experimental laboratory courses. Preference will be given to candidates with experimental research experience in energy related areas including but not limited to conventional, renewable, and emerging energy technologies and applications, oil and gas production, alternative fuels, biomass, wind energy, or solar energy.

To Apply

Application packages should include a letter of transmittal addressing the above skills, a current curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research plans, and names and contact information for at least three references. For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than January 1, 2014, but applications will be received and reviewed until the position is filled. All application materials must be submitted electronically to North Dakota State University’s Human Resource Office at Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. NDSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The search is being conducted in compliance with North Dakota Open Records laws.
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Telephone: 701-231-8671, Fax: 701-231-8913