Pearson Endowed Chair/Associate Professor or Professor Mechanical Engineering - South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for the Pearson Endowed Chair/Associate Professor or Professor in Mechanical Engineering. This is a nine-month position, tenure-track or with tenure dependent upon the candidate’s qualifications and approval by the SD Board of Regents. The Pearson Endowed Chair focuses on sustainable energy and shall receive discretionary funds to support the focus of the professorship. Candidates must have an earned PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited university and a strong record of teaching, scholarship, and service sufficient to warrant an appointment at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop curriculum, and establish an externally funded research program with an emphasis on energy sustainability. The anticipated start date is August 20, 2018.