Faculty Openings College of Technology

Engineering Technology

Assistant or Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) - Tenure-Track

Description:

The Department of Engineering Technology of the College of Technology at the University of Houston is seeking to fill one Tenure Track Faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in its Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) program starting in fall 2014. The appointment level will be commensurate with the candidate's academic and industrial experience. The successful candidate must have earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field and will have a combination of teaching and relevant industrial experience. Particular areas of interest include Thermal/Fluids, Manufacturing and Automation, Petroleum, Energy and related or emerging areas with a major commitment to research and teaching. Industrial experience is highly desirable.

Faculty members are expected to develop new courses, teach existing courses, and collaborate with other faculty in curriculum issues, articulate well with industry, and contribute to the continuous improvement and outcome-based assessment of the program to maintain professional accreditation. The individual must command excellent written and oral communication skills and must continually improve his/her teaching skills.

The MET program has experienced steady growth in student enrollment and in industrial und research funding support. The department has over 1200 students, 30 full-time faculty and staff, offers 4 B.S. degrees and three M.S. degrees and spends over $1 Million in research from external sources. Additional information about the department is available at http://www.uh.edu/technology/departments/engineering-technology/ .

Application Procedures:

Applicants should send a single document (doc or PDF) including the following information in this order: curriculum vitae, a statement of research, teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to:

MET Search #33647
Zagui Paredes
Director Business Operations
300 Technology Building
Houston, TX 77204
Or at cotfacapp@uh.edu

Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.