San Jose State University-Chair

San Jose State University-Chair

Professor, Department Chair - Mechanical Engineering

Job no: 534276

Location: San José State University, San José, California, USA

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank as established by the CSU Salary Schedule.

Anticipated hiring annual salary range: $157,000 - $196,000. Faculty employee benefits are very competitive for the higher education sector.

See the CSU Employee Benefits Summary for details about the CSU’s excellent benefits package.

Target Start Date: July 01, 2024

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024 (Applications accepted until filled or closed)

Position Description

The Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering at San Jose State University (SJSU) invites applications for the position of Department Chair for the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

The department is proud to be the primary supplier of mechanical engineers for the San Francisco Bay Area. Our employers have recognized the hands-on abilities of the graduating students.

The department offers two degree programs (Bachelors and Masters in Mechanical Engineering) and a minor in robotics. The department is home to more than 900 students, 15 full-time and 25 part-time faculty. The Department Chair will provide visionary leadership for the department and must have a substantive record of published research, teaching effectiveness, and professional achievements. The Department Chair will provide academic and administrative leadership, promote excellence in research and teaching, and manage and secure resources for the department.

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Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.