Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainable Technology
Organization: Appalachian State University
Date Posted: 12/1/2019
Location: North Carolina
Country: United States
Department: Sustain Tech & Built Envir
Type of Position: Full-Time
Description and Detail
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility For Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
For hire at the Assistant Professor level, Earned Doctorate, or under exceptional circumstances Master's degree with professional licensure, in a related field of technology, science, or engineering required at time of hire; demonstrated ability in teaching; evidence of ability for research; and a willingness to participate in institutional affairs and professional service to the University.
For hire at the Associate Professor level, Earned Doctorate, or under exceptional circumstances Master's degree with professional licensure, in a related field of technology, science, or engineering required at time of hire; at least five (5) years of appropriate experience; recognized skill in teaching; recognized accomplishment in research or other germane creative activity; recognized accomplishment in professional service to the University and/or to the public; and demonstrated willingness to participate in institutional affairs. The candidate must meet the Departmental requirements for promotion to Associate Professor. The STBE tenure and promotion document can be found here .
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses related to sustainability and renewable energy technology in the Sustainable Technology program and expand the professional contacts of the program in the renewable energy industry. Other responsibilities include maintaining an active research agenda, participating in program and departmental service work, advising students, and maintaining and enhancing student/research labs.
Throughout their teaching, research, and service duties, the successful applicant should promote diversity and inclusive excellence.
The STBE tenure and promotion document can be found here .
Given special consideration are: (1) experience in the design, installation, commissioning, and performance testing of renewable energy systems (e.g. wind, electric vehicles, battery storage, PV, micro-grid); (2) university teaching experience; (3) an active research agenda, as demonstrated by journal publications, presentations, and/or external research funding; (4) professional work experience or certifications in relevant industries; (5) a demonstrated commitment to sustainability; and (6) evidence of promoting diversity and inclusive excellence.