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College of Engineering Tenure Track Faculty

The College of Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites applications for openings for tenure track faculty members across all disciplines. Through highly ranked residential and online programming, we prepare current and future generations of students for impactful careers as practicing engineers, managers, researchers, educators, and community leaders. We provide innovative educational experiences and supportive programs designed to foster a more welcoming community; one that makes engineering education more accessible and achievable for talented and hardworking students from a range of backgrounds. In collaboration with industry, non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, and other academic institutions and partners, our faculty lead research initiatives across all areas of engineering that create jobs, fuel economic growth, inform policy, solve global problems, and positively impact humanity.

The College is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming community that is pursuing engineering education, research, and community engagement with the power to inspire change and impact tomorrow. The College is also committed to work-life balance, a strong appreciation for diversity and inclusion, and family-friendly programs for faculty. We seek faculty candidates who share our vision and want to make an impact with their careers.

Positions will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in engineering or closely related field by the start of the appointment. These positions will be responsible for both research and teaching. During the hiring process, the College of Engineering will determine the academic home and rank for appointment based on scholarship and experience.

Successful candidates will identify departments of greatest alignment and articulate experience and/or plans for enduring involvement, leadership, and service to advance college efforts in welcoming, teaching, and mentoring diverse scholars and colleagues. Please submit a cover letter indicating the program or programs of alignment for appointment, a statement on teaching, a statement on research, a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions will advance Penn State's Commitment to Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references.

This search is being conducted at the college level and is led by Dr. Tonya Peeples, Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Chemical Engineering. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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