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Assistant/Associate Professor – Mechanical Engineering – Rowan University

THE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AT ROWAN UNIVERSITY invites applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. Successful candidates must have a commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels, develop a nationally recognized externally funded research program, and contribute to the institution and profession through service. Candidates for the Associate Professor position should have an established record of research, teaching, and service commensurate with the higher rank.

A doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field is required for appointment. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Although outstanding candidates in all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered, the preferred areas of research interest and expertise are digital design & manufacturing, multi-physics modeling & simulation, and electronic packaging design. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and the deadline to apply is January 15, 2022. The position start date is September 1, 2022. Any questions about this search can be directed to Dr. Ratneshwar (Ratan) Jha, Professor & Head of Mechanical Engineering (

All applications must be submitted through Rowan University’s Career Site. Interested candidates should submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research statement and plans, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and creating an inclusive learning environment, and 5) full contact information for at least three references. Each of the items, except curriculum vitae, should be no more than two pages. Reference letters will be requested at a later date when necessary.