|Department Chair (0.6 Position, 12-month) and Professor of Mechanical &
Aerospace Engineering (0.4 Position, Academic Year)
August 19, 2013
|Commensurate with qualifications and experience|
Demonstrated ability to lead a large department with a healthy growth.
A Doctorate in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or closely related discipline with an established record of accomplishments in teaching and scholarship at an accredited institution of higher education in the USA.
A leader who can collaborate effectively with other departments’ faculty, staff, and administrators across the university and beyond.
An exemplary record of teaching, curriculum development, research, grantsmanship, and service that would allow appointment to the position of chair at the rank of professor with tenure.
Experience in ABET and academic program accreditation.
Experience in budget management.
Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population.
A proven record of strong academic and professional leadership.
A distinguished record in research, engineering education and academic program development at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Strong interpersonal and consensus building skills, needed to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, staff, alumni, and industry professionals.
Experience in securing and managing extramural funding for program development and improvement.
Demonstrated experience in working effectively with a multidisciplinary College leadership team and with industry managers and leaders.
Experience in supervising graduate student thesis/research work.
Lead an active faculty with diverse technical interests.
Assume leadership in all departmental matters, including:
A department chair is appointed for a 3-year term, renewable upon favorable review and recommendation by department faculty.
The MAE Department welcomes and encourages diversity at all levels. We seek applications and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Submit the following:
Three current confidential letters of recommendation, and a signed SC-1 form and official transcript are required for each finalist. (Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States, and this must be provided at the time of employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.)
The application package should be sent to:
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Chair Search Committee
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-8305
Telephone: (562) 985-1563
Review of applications will commence March 29, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled or canceled.
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.