Tenure Track Faculty, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Sep 29, 2022
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


Tenure Track Faculty
College of Engineering Technology
CET Manufacturing & Mechanical Eng Tech

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track
Faculty Discipline: Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Mechanical Engg Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engn, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date:

Detailed Job Description
The Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) department in RIT's College of Engineering Technology (CET) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for TWO full-time, tenure-track position, to support the Mechanical, Robotics & Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering Technology programs. Candidates for this position will be expected to teach, publish and conduct externally funded research in areas related to industrial robotics, smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and related areas such as: industrial automation (PLCs, HMI), machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) in automation or manufacturing applications . Industrial/manufacturing experience is valued but not required.

The position is at the level of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor.

Responsibilities will include teaching, research and service. Teaching will include course and laboratory development with delivery via classroom, online and hybrid formats. Research will be expected in a well-defined focus area identified above, including securing external funding and dissemination in peer-reviewed journal publications. Service will include contributions to the department, college and university; and maintaining a clear professional development agenda to support the department's growth.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

Department/College Description
The Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) has an outstanding faculty and staff, world-class facilities, and innovative curricula that provides an unparalleled academic experience. More information available at www.rit.edu/CET. The MMET department has 21 full-time faculty, 6 lecturers, more than 15 adjunct faculty, approximately 840 students and continues to grow. MMET offers three Bachelors of Science and one Master of Science degree programs. Each program specializes in providing an experiential learning environment through integrated laboratory activities, innovative projects, and applied-research. To gain real world experience, in their field of study, each student completes a year of co-operative work experience in industry. Our programs are strongly career focused and hence the department enjoys an outstanding record of successfully preparing students for industry. (www.rit.edu/mmet).

The department is housed in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of RIT’s nine colleges, which enrolls approximately 12% percent of the university’s students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of “hands-on learning” and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • A PhD. in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Robotics, Automation Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, or an earned doctorate in a related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: industrial robotics, smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and related areas such as: machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) in industrial applications, automation, data analysis, data visualization, data exchange in the manufacturing environment, cyber-physical systems.
  • Demonstrated research in the areas listed above as evidenced by funded research and peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level

Application Details

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 7218#>BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

  • A brief teaching philosophy
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
  • Research Statement
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Contribution to Diversity Statement

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Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

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