Engineering (20-43)

Employment Type

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Department: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Management
Faculty Hire Number: 20-43
Rank: Assistant Professor, Full-Time, Tenure-Track
Effective Date of Appointment: August 19, 2020 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

CSUN's Commitment to You:
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

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Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Manufacturing Engineering or closely related discipline from an accredited institution, with teaching and research interests in the area of manufacturing systems and technologies including, but not limited to: Advanced manufacturing processes, robotics and automation, materials processing, additive manufacturing, and metamorphic manufacturing. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, dedication to student advisement and supervision, and an ability to function productively in a multicultural and international faculty/student population. Successful candidates are expected to develop and conduct a continuing research program. Demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication is required. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the assessment and accreditation of the program as part of their responsibilities. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment and demonstrated ability to teaching and research in an environment serving a diverse student population. Applicants with university teaching experience at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels and Industrial experience are desired. Assessment and ABET accreditation experience will also be considered as a bonus.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to participate in the assessment of learning outcomes, and to identify multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

Instructional and student advisement responsibilities in core undergraduate courses, BS program in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and MS program Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Initiating and maintaining a pattern of scholarly research is expected, as well as active and effective participation in department governance, accreditation, program review and curriculum development. Participation in professional and student organizations and development of industry relationships are normative expectations.

The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2019. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants must submit a letter of application that contains specific statements that address: 1) how you would make a unique contribution to the department; 2) a preliminary plan for establishing your independent research program; 3) your experience working with a diverse population. Additionally, your complete application will contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of recent publications, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information including email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

How to Apply:

This institution is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants for this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to:

Inquiries can be addressed to the Search Committee at

General Information:
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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management department at (818) 677-2167.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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