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Assistant Professors Tenure Track 3430BR

Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Applied Science and Technology, Department of Packaging Science

Job Title: Assistant Professors Tenure Track 3430BR
Reference Code: 3430BR
Job Location: Rochester , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Other Professional fields
Date Posted: 2017-10-12
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professors Tenure Track 3430BR
Rochester Institute of Technology

The Packaging Science (PS) department in RITís College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to support the Packaging Science program.

Candidates for this position will be expected to teach and conduct focused research in packaging science and/or discipline based education research. The fall 2018 position begins in mid-August 2018.

Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching will include course and laboratory development and deliveryvia traditional and non-traditional formats. Scholarship productivity including securing external funding and publications in a well-defined area of focus that enhances and compliments the departmentís strategic research foci ( is expected. Service will include contributions to the department, college and university; and maintaining a clear professional development agenda to support the departmentís growth.

We are seeking individuals who have the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Research; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RITís core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Job Requirements

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or earned doctorate in packaging science, engineering, materials science, science or a related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the field of packaging science in areas such as:food packaging, medical products packaging, consumer goods packaging, distribution, dynamics and packaging design or related areas.
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in conducting research
  • Evidence of scholarly activity in the field of packaging science or related areas
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the collegeís continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
  • Demonstrated high quality teaching or training experience and ability to deliver instruction across a variety of packaging subject areas
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Information and Application Process Instructions

Apply online at, search openings, then Keyword Search: 3430BR

Please submit: your curriculum vitae,and a cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following additional, separate attachments:

  • A brief teaching philosophy
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Diversity
  • Research Statement

Review of applications will begin immediately in October and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

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