Collegiate Faculty - Nuclear Engineering

  • Virginia Tech, Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Blacksburg, VA, USA
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


The Nuclear Engineering Program at Virginia Tech invites applications for a Collegiate Faculty position. This is a renewable, non-tenure track contract position at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level depending on the qualifications. We are seeking candidates motivated to contribute to a collegial, interdisciplinary community with a strong tradition of both fundamental and applied research.

We are seeking candidates committed to a career in teaching. Professional experience is preferred in the area of operations with research reactors, Naval reactors, power reactors, or other nuclear facilities. The candidate will be responsible for primarily teaching undergraduate courses and some graduate courses in both regular classrooms and distance-learning settings, and for mentoring and advising students. We are seeking candidates who have a broad teaching interest in all nuclear engineering subareas.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in nuclear engineering or a closely related discipline.

Application Details

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Application materials will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page teaching statement with an indication of teaching preferences, a statement on contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will commence on October 7, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Mark Pierson at For assistance submitting the application please contact Ms. Alida Spaulding,, (540) 231-7183.

 Review of applications will commence on October 7, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


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Application Deadline

Open until filled.