Search for University Jobs in Sciences

Job ID: 111667

Assistant Professor, Fire Protection Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Date Posted Sep. 4, 2018
Title Assistant Professor, Fire Protection Engineering
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Department FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Worcester, MA
    United States
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Fire Sciences
 
 


Assistant Professor, Fire Protection Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Department: FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING

Position Status:

Basic Function:

The Fire Protection Engineering Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.
We are seeking individuals who value innovation, creativity, diversity, inclusion and collaboration. Applicants must show potential for an innovative and sustainable research and teaching career. The FPE program expects faculty to be involved in a balance of research, teaching and service.
The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD or equivalent degree in fire protection engineering or a closely-related engineering discipline. The candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in (or related to) fire protection engineering alongside faculty from affiliated departments. A successful candidate would have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in fire science or a related fundamental topic, such as combustion, heat transfer or fluid mechanics. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in CFD modeling and simulations.
Exceptional candidates with high achievements in scholarship and teaching may be considered at associate or full professor level with or without tenure.
Additional information about the program, faculty, research and facilities can be found at https://www.wpi.edu/academics/departments/fire-protection-engineering.
WPI's reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. WPI is one of the nation's oldest and premiere technological universities, founded in 1865 and located one hour west of Boston in Worcester, a growing scientific and technological hub of innovation. WPI is a highly selective private university with an undergraduate student body of over 4,000 and 1,900 full-time and part-time graduate students. Its innovative project-enriched, interdisciplinary curriculum engages students and faculty in real-world problem solving, often at one of WPI's global project centers. U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks WPI among the top 100 national universities and WPI was recently ranked No. 1 for faculty who best combine research and teaching (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016). Located one hour west of Boston, the university's campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • See above


Qualifications:

  • See above


Posting Date: 08/30/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

EEO Information:

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

Criminal Background Check Statement:

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Assistant-Professor_R0000014

<br><br>jeid-a7cb951445e148469e50b746736e62b4

 
Please reference AcademicKeys.com in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.
 
 

Contact Information

 
Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.

 

Refer this job to a friend or colleague!



New Search | Previous



RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs
Need a Sabbatical Home?
AcademicHomes.com

Looking for a higher education job?