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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Engineering Programs

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Local Title: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Posting Date: October 8, 2019

Classification: N/A

Duties: The State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz) Division of Engineering Programs invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in its Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program. This rapidly growing program, which was established in 2014 provides excellent opportunities for motivated candidates interested in incorporating innovative engineering pedagogy to course and program development aimed at fostering a thriving student-centered learning environment. The appointment is at the Assistant Professor level and will start in the fall 2020 semester.
Responsibilities will include developing new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise which support the goals of the program, teaching at the undergraduate level, conducting research, and providing service to the institution. SUNY New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer and we encourage applications from qualified individuals who can bring their diverse cultural experience for mentoring and advising all members of our diverse student population.

Qualifications: Applications are invited from individuals holding a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered. We are looking for candidates with a strong commitment to teaching in a student-centered institution and to involving undergraduates in their research. Particular interest will be paid to candidates whose area of expertise is in at least one of the broad areas of dynamics, kinematics, machine design, system dynamics, and/or manufacturing, and who can contribute to the College’s initiatives in additive manufacturing. Industrial experience is a plus.

Contact Information: Electronic submission required. Candidate will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research Statement and contact information for three professional references. References provided will be sent a link to upload a letter of recommendation. To apply, please visit
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled, priorty given to those received by 12/1/19..

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer. Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (Clery Report) at https://www.newpaltz.edu/firesafety/safetyreport.html

Web Site: https://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/1129

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