Assistant / Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17

About SUNY Polytechnic Institute:

Employment is with the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)

SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) is New York's globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem.  As the world's most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts more than $43 billion in high-tech investments, over 300 corporate partners, and maintains a statewide footprint.

SUNY Poly is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • Teach courses in the area of Solid Mechanics, Design and Manufacturing and lower-division engineering science
  • Develop a scholarly research program incorporating undergraduates
  • Develop an externally funded research program
  • Work with the faculty of Mechanical Engineering to prepare for and retain ABET accreditation
  • Work with the faculty of Mechanical Engineering to develop graduate program
  • Serve the College and community
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned
  • This is a tenure track position



Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field from a college or university accredited by the US Department ofEducation or internationally accredited organization and have a record of outstanding academic and scholarly achievements.  The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching and a commitment to develop a vigorous externally funded research program.  The candidate will be expected to teach courses in Mechanical Engineering (particularly in Solid Mechanics, Design and Manufacturing) and lower-division engineering sciences.

Preference will be given to candidates with research experience, teaching experience at the collegiate level and a strong background related to and capable of supporting SUNY Poly's emerging interests in manufacturing engineering, nanotechnology and the biological sciences. It would also be expected that the successful candidate's research interests would complement the interests of existing Mechanical Engineeringfaculty at SUNY Poly.  Candidates should be able to support a breadth of disciplines within Mechanical Engineering. 

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.  This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.


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