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Asst/Assoc/Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All application materials must be submitted online at https://jobs.onu.edu and must include an application letter, vita, statements of teaching and research experience, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions concerning the position should be referred to Dr. David Mikesell, Associate Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH 45810, d-mikesell@onu.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number: F000051
Posting Type: External - Open to All Applicants
Job Title: Asst/Assoc/Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Position Title: Asst/Assoc/Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Classification: 3
Position Type: Full-Time Faculty
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Benefits Summary:

Benefit package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% of additional matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Job Summary:

Full time, tenure-track faculty position within the Mechanical Engineering Department.

We are seeking a talented individual who is passionate about teaching and is invested in the success of our students. If you would like to be a part of a professional, collaborative team devoted to making a significant and lasting impact on the lives of young engineers, the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio Northern University invites you to apply for a tenure-track faculty position to begin August 13, 2018.

Review of candidates will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Scope:

The appointment may be made at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Principal Responsibilities:

Teaching of introductory, college-wide courses as well as upper-level mechanical engineering courses is expected. Expectations include advising students as well as actively pursuing scholarly research and professional development opportunities.

Required Skills:

The applicant must be committed to teaching excellence in undergraduate education and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Applicants from any specialty area will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:

ABD in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Education (with a prior degree in mechanical engineering), or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Education (with a prior degree in mechanical engineering), or a related field is preferred, with all degree requirements completed before the date of employment.

Industry experience, teaching experience, and professional licensure will be viewed favorably.

College Description:

Ohio Northern University (ONU) is proud to be a place where the learning, development, and welfare of its students are the highest priorities of the institution. ONU offers a unique academic experience that starts with a university-wide focus on relationships, individual development, and guaranteed personal attention for our students.

The T. J. Smull College of Engineering is an undergraduate-only program which values the development of strong relationships between students, faculty, staff and alumni. Faculty are encouraged to provide unique educational opportunities that fully develop individual students into practicing engineers and computer scientists. Our faculty members encourage students to ask questions, develop confidence in their abilities, and engage in high-impact learning opportunities such as undergraduate research. Candidates should be committed to advancing the knowledge and practice of engineering pedagogy. Construction is expected to commence this spring on a new, 105,000 sq.ft. building for the College of Engineering to accommodate growth and allow more opportunities for high-impact learning. ONU is part of the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network and is committed to instilling the entrepreneurial mindset in our undergraduate engineering students.

Appointment Length: 9-months
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

All application materials must be submitted online at https://jobs.onu.edu and must include an application letter, vita, statements of teaching and research experience, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions concerning the position should be referred to Dr. David Mikesell, Associate Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH 45810, d-mikesell@onu.edu.

Status: Full-Time

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Associates Degree in progress
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Bachelors Degree in progress
    • Masters Degree
    • Masters Degree in progress
    • PHD
    • PHD in progress
  2. * How many years of industry experience do you have?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * How many years of teaching experience do you have?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7-9
    • 9+

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Copy of Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Copy of Transcript 2
  2. Other Document