The Department of Applied Engineering Technology (AET) at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of Engineering or Technology, starting January or August 2023. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level. An appointment at a higher rank may be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular the Department is seeking qualified candidates who can develop an innovative research program in one of the following areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Automation and Control, Robotics, Industry 4.0, Technology Innovation, Technology Management, or Industrial Quality Control. The program should align with the Department and the College's interest in applied science and technology.
The hired faculty is expected to show commitment to teaching excellence. The hired faculty is expected to teach AET courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, develop courses and curricula, direct students in research and provide service to the Department, the College, the University, and community. The ideal candidate will develop and maintain a vigorous research program, secure extra extra mural funding, and direct the research activities of MS students in the Technology Management program and PhD students in the Applied Science and Technology program (Technology Management concentration). Mentoring undergraduate research students is also expected as AET majors in the department follow a curriculum where students are encouraged to do research. A candidate whose teaching and research efforts will promote the mission of the AET Department and the strategic vision of the College of Science and Technology (CoST) as well as the University is highly desired. Collaboration with colleagues from the sciences, mathematics, and other technology areas is expected.
North Carolina A&T State University and the College of Science and Technology are committed to expanding diversity and enhancing inclusion by promoting and cultivating a rich exchange of ideas and broad cultural awareness. The selected candidate is expected to foster understanding, appreciation, respect and values that embrace diversity and inclusivity on campus and in the broader community.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The College of Science and Technology is research oriented and fosters academic excellence through innovative programs, critical thinking, and intellectual inquiry to prepare students for the 21st century global workforce. The College plays a pivotal role in further advancing the mission of the University by emphasizing preeminence in STEM And promoting curricular advancement, scientific discovery, and technological innovation. The College houses the departments of Applied Engineering Technology, Biology, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Mathematics, Physics, and the PhD program of Applied Science and Technology.
The Department of Applied Engineering Technology offers the following degree programs: BS in Applied Engineering Technology, BS in Automotive Engineering Technology, BS in Computer Graphics Technology, MS in Technology Management, and PhD in Applied Science and Technology (Technology Management concentration). The BS in Applied Engineering Technology is accredited by ABET. The Department of Applied Engineering Technology's mission is to prepare students for success in transforming society through innovation and technology leadership. We advance knowledge through applied research and create innovative and responsible solutions to global challenges. The vision of the Department is to be a preeminent learner-centered community to prepare graduates as future technology innovators and industry leaders. Among its core values, the Department is committed to excellence, responsiveness, accountability, intellectual growth, technical expertise, inclusiveness, and collaborative engagement.
Internal job number: 003763
PhD in Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Technology Management, or a closely related engineering or technology field by the anticipated date of appointment.
1. A research plan that can attract funding from various granting agencies. 2. Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with other faculty and colleagues in the sciences, math, and technology areas. 3. Experience in industrial applications of technology and management. 4. Demonstrated record of independent research and publishing.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!