Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH CET Engineering

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

Working Title :

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The College of Engineering and Technology is home to four departments: Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management, and Technology Systems. The College maintains excellent laboratory facilities for instruction and research. There are many opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaborations with the Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, College of Allied Health Sciences, Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health and Human Performance and College of Business. The Department offers a BS in Engineering with concentrations in Biomedical Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. There are currently 30 faculty and approximately 430 undergraduate engineering majors. The department has a growing undergraduate student population, an MS in biomedical engineering program and MS in mechanical engineering program.

Job Duties :

This is a full time, 9-month, tenure track position in the Department of Engineering. The primary emphasis areas for engineering faculty are teaching excellence in our undergraduate and graduate programs, service to develop the quality and reputation of the Engineering program, and contribution to the research mission of the university. Active involvement in outreach to industry is highly valued. Teaching assignments may range from core undergraduate engineering courses such as computer applications (programming/MATLAB) in engineering, engineering design, mechanics of materials; upper-level undergraduate concentration courses such as solid mechanics, composite materials, biomechanics; graduate courses such as biomaterials, elasticity, advanced mechanics of materials, and advanced composite materials. Tenure track faculty are expected to be committed to innovation and creativity in engineering education methods and approaches as well as to the underlying notion of continuous improvement of the educational program Applicants are expected to provide service to the university, community, and profession. Successful candidates will highlight a commitment to equity and be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement multiple perspectives as the foundation of a rich learning experience; integrate diverse experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and/or provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, populations, and intellectual interests.

Contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Candidates are required to have a terminal degree in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrate the potential for developing a research program at ECU. Secondary qualifications include background in engineering education and student success strategies, and knowledge of continuous improvement processes and ABET accreditation requirements. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

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Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Industry experience and registration as a Professional Engineer are also desired, as are experience in obtaining external funding, grant preparation, and a demonstrated record of scholarship. Candidates should be committed to innovation and creativity in engineering education methods and approaches as well as to the underlying notion of continuous improvement of the educational program. Applicants in a wide range of biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines will be considered but those with professional, research and/or teaching experience in areas such as mechanics of materials, and/or biomaterials/biomechanics are especially sought. Research interests that can bridge both the mechanical and biomedical engineering graduate programs.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to ECU College of Engineering and Technology, 1000 E. 5th Street, Mailstop 507, Greenville, NC 27858. The candidate of choice will also be required to provide an original transcript.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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