[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Department Chair Position in Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University, USA
DEPARTMENT CHAIR POSITION IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Clemson University invites applications for the position of Chair of the
Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Department seeks exceptional
candidates with a strong track record of (1) high quality research and
scholarship supported by federal and/or industry funding; (2) demonstrated
excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching; (3) and proven
leadership/mentorship and diversity experience.
Guaranteed consideration will be given to applications received by September
8th, 2017, however, the search will continue until the position is filled.
Clemson University is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search.
Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all
application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation,
free of charge.
Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and
does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the
basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion,
sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.
• Clemson is a public, land-grant institution located in the foothills of
the Blue Ridge Mountains in upstate South Carolina between Atlanta, GA and
• Clemson University is currently ranked 23rd among national public
institutions by US News and World Report and classified as a Highest
Research Activity university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions
of Higher Education.
• Clemson’s mechanical engineering graduate program is ranked by US News and
World Report as 32nd among engineering programs of national public
• The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Currently there are
927 undergraduates in the sophomore through senior ranks, 140 M.S. students
and 50 Ph.D. students. The Department is the largest degree-granting program
• The Department has 32 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and has been
experiencing rapid growth with the addition of 13 tenure-track faculty and a
46% increase in the undergraduate student population over the past 6 years.
• Since 2000 the faculty in the Department have received 10 NSF CAREER
Awards and one AFOSR Young Investigator Award.
• The Department is home to four endowed chairs and professorships.
• The Department has a modern 105,000 ft¬2 facility on the main campus with
excellent laboratory space.
• Off-campus initiatives include a new interdisciplinary graduate program
and research opportunities in Charleston, SC at the Zucker Family Center.