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Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor or Professor of Practice in Rail Transportation Engineer

Penn State Altoona
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
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Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor or Professor of Practice in Rail Transportation Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University and the Altoona College invite applications for a Teaching Faculty appointment in Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE), to begin in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in support of the Rail Transportation Engineering program; advise and mentor undergraduate students; participate in all aspects of the program's activities; and serve the profession. The position will be filled at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Teaching Professor or Professor of Practice depending on education and experience. The position is for a one year appointment with excellent possibility for renewal.

Candidates must have a graduate degree in engineering, engineering technology or a closely related field by time of the appointment start date, or a Bachelor's degree in engineering with a minimum of 5 years' experience in the rail industry. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to undergraduate education, curricular development and assessment. Teaching and/or industrial experience in the railroad and/or transportation engineering is preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required later), and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin in January 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information about Penn State Altoona and RTE, please visit our web pages at http://www.altoona.psu.eduand Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to tuition discounts (75% discount for spouse and children). Please visit for more detailed information.

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