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Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty
Post Date: 08/22/2018
Close Date: 11/15/2018
North Dakota State University

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$70,000 and above

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The College of Engineering at North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in engineering entrepreneurship and innovation.

Duties include developing an externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, student advising, and service to the university and profession.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop collaborations with the College of Business and the Research and Technology Park to enhance the institution’s growing program in entrepreneurship and innovation education and outreach.

The faculty appointment will be made in one of the college’s departments that most closely aligns with the candidate’s basic engineering discipline. The College of Engineering at NDSU offers programs in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Application packages should include a letter of transmittal addressing the above skills, a detailed current curriculum vita, statement of scholarly interests and research plans, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact information for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted electronically to North Dakota State University’s Human Resource Office at https://jobs.ndsu.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
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Minimum Requirements:
Minimum qualifications for a successful candidate include:
– B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in an engineering discipline
– a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development
– a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in research and grantsmanship
– a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in publication of scholarly activities in peer reviewed journals, academic and professional advising
– A record of accomplishments that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in work place cooperation
•Expertise in engineering entrepreneurship and innovation.
•Ability to develop an externally funded research program.
•Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders.
Effective oral and Written Communication Skills
Preferred Requirements:
Preferred qualifications for a successful candidate include:
•Experience engaging with start-up companies, consulting, and/or existing businesses.
•Experience with technology transfer, commercialization of research, and/or new product development.
•Experience developing and teaching courses in entrepreneurship and innovation as part of an engineering curriculum.

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