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JOB NUMBER:  42636

36-week (9-month) full-time multi-year position

Penn State Berks, a college of the Pennsylvania State University located in suburban Reading, offers the collegiality of a small college with the strength of a well-respected research university.  Penn State University is committed to equal opportunity and to workforce diversity.


Teach mechanical engineering discipline courses related to production and manufacturing in our Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology baccalaureate program; advise students; and provide service to the college and the profession.


Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering or closely related discipline is required with a minimum of ten years of engineering experience with manufacturing industries in the United States. Candidate must possess a background in materials and processes, and experience in working with measuring instruments, machine tools, and welding equipment.  Professional Engineer licensure is preferred.


Provide resume or curriculum vitae showing earned degrees; engineering experience in industry (especially responsibilities in manufacturing, engineering design, product management, quality assurance, and production metrics);  professional license; college-level teaching experience (including specific subject areas such as engineering materials, manufacturing processes, production systems, engineering design, project collaboration, quality standards, and professional ethics); publications, patents, and presentations; service to a college or university; and service to the profession (such as professional organization membership, offices held,  conference organizer, or ABET accreditation evaluator).


A letter of application; resume or curriculum vitae that includes names, addresses (including email) and phone numbers of three professional references; and a statement of teaching philosophy (addressing but not limited to: adoption of innovative learning methods, software integration with student assignments, industrial collaboration for course projects, and effective assessment measures of course outcomes).  To apply, please visit the Penn State Job Opportunities website, and click on Search Jobs.


Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.  Review of candidates’ materials will begin June 30, 2014, for an employment start date in January 2015, Spring Semester.


Email Professor Terry Speicher, Search Chair, at tls20@psu.edu with questions regarding the position.  Email Joann Devich at jmd59@psu.edu with questions regarding the application process.  In all emails, please write “EMET Faculty” in the subject line.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

Faculty at Penn State Berks