Seattle University in Washington

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 12, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Systems Engineering: Associate Professor and Director of Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments; Seattle University. The Mechanical Engineering and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments at Seattle University invite applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor and Director of Systems Engineering beginning September 2014. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in establishing and administering the Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering program, teaching and mentoring graduate students, and fostering closer ties with local industry. The ideal applicant will have a deep understanding of the systems engineering discipline, industry experience, and significant academic experience: teaching systems engineering at the graduate level, developing new curricula, and offering courses with on-line components. Responsibilities will include oversight of a new professional master's program, teaching, scholarly work and service. Requirements: Ph.D. in systems engineering or a closely related discipline. The Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments are housed within the College of Science and Engineering. Both undergraduate programs are ABET accredited and support the university's mission of educating the whole person, professional formation, and empowering leaders for a just and humane world. The Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering is being jointly developed by these two departments. For more information visit the Mechanical Engineering Department website at and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department website at Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle's Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2013" ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer. In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community. Submit applications through, including a cover letter summarizing qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University; curriculum vitae, statements of your teaching philosophy and research plans, (unofficial) graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference will be solicited upon completion of application. Application review begins February 1, 2014. Direct inquiries to Dr. Teodora Rutar Shuman at or Dr. Agnieszka Miguel at

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