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Purdue University | Lafayette, Indiana
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Job Description

Purdue University Northwest is an academically comprehensive regional university and part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. The campuses are located in the northwest Indiana cities of Hammond, less than 25 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, and Westville, near the shores of Lake Michigan. Purdue University Northwest offers baccalaureate and master's degrees in such Purdue academic strengths as engineering; technologies; behavioral and social sciences; liberal arts; as well as professional programs consisting of business, nursing, education, and hospitality & tourism management. Approximately 15,000 students attend Purdue Northwest. Ethnic minority students comprise one-third of the total student body. International students make up more than 7 percent of Purdue Northwest's enrollment.

The Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at Purdue University Northwest in Hammond and Westville, Indiana, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position starting on August 13, 2018.

Essential Duties:

* Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering (including statics, dynamics, and dynamics of physical systems, machine design, manufacturing and control).
* Scholarly research leading to refereed journal publications
* Participation in professional, university, and community service.
* Opportunities for interacting with regional businesses are excellent and encouraged.

A Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering, with a research focus in the area of solid mechanics, which must be completed by August 1, 2018, is required. Proficiency in English, written and spoken, is required.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. This position begins August 13, 2018.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses the job requirements and your teaching and research interests, with examples that demonstrate your skills and experience; a curriculum vita; a statement and plan for teaching; and names and contact information for five references to the address listed below. Electronic submission preferred.

Mechanical Engineering Search Committee

Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Purdue University Northwest

2200 169th Street

Hammond, IN 46323

Dr. George Nnanna, me@pnw.edu

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check.

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