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Louisiana State University | Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Job Description

All Job Postings will close at 12:01a.m. on the specified Posting End Date (if designated).

Job Posting Title:Assistant Professor - Advanced Manufacturing (Tenure-Track)

Position Type:Faculty

Department:LSUAM Engineering - School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (Dimitris E Nikitopoulos (00006339))

Work Location:LSU - Baton Rouge

Pay Grade:Academic

Louisiana State University (LSU) invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) of the College of Engineering.

Appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level in Mechanical Engineering, though applicants with exceptional qualifications may be considered at other ranks. Research expectations include a commitment to developing and maintaining an innovative, nationally recognized and externally funded research program, and the ability to work independently and pursue interdisciplinary collaborations, both internally and externally to LSU. Teaching expectations include a commitment to effective instruction and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervision of student research.

Job Responsibilities:

Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and associated service in support of the educational mission and reputation of the unit. Research resulting in scholarship published in archival journals and research grant/contract solicitation to support it, along with associated service in support of the research mission and reputation of the unit. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a growing Manufacturing and Materials Team and contribute to developing a Manufacturing Minor in the College of Engineering.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, with a Ph.D. in Engineering or related scientific field (ABD candidates will be considered so long as degree requirements are met prior to August 2019); at least four years of experience, including graduate study; experience in advance manufacturing related areas; excellent verbal and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Background in any area of advanced manufacturing including, but not limited to: engineering design principles and methods for additive manufacturing; multi-material manufacturing; numerical modeling and experimentation of manufacturing processes; bio-manufacturing; digital-to-physical conversion supported by the incorporation of information, automation, sensing, networking (cyber manufacturing) and machine learning; characterizing the relationship between material, geometry and process to customize performance; and improving the scalability and energy efficiency of advanced manufacturing processes. Innovative areas of research within the broader scope of additive manufacturing are of particular interest.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:Please attach the following as one file to your online application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research plan statement and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date:September 27, 2018

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):No

EEO Statement:

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

About Louisiana State University

LSU holds a prominent position in American higher education and is committed to meeting the challenge of pursuing intellectual development for its students, expanding the bounds of knowledge through research, and creating economic opportunities for Louisiana. LSU is in a state of such dynamic transformation, changing and evolving to meet the needs of its students, faculty, and the people of Louisiana. LSU's national flagship agenda brings into focus the university's commitment to excellence at every level. LSU is one of only 25 universities nationwide designated as both a land-grant and sea-grant instituation and was designated a space-grant institution in 2005. It also holds the Carnegie Foundation's designation as a Doctorate-granting University, with very high research activity. LSU's instructional programs include 197 undergraduate and graduate/professional degrees.

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