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New Faculty Positions In Nuclear Engineering

Hiring Agency: 
PennState College of Engineering
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 31st 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at The Pennsylvania State
University is pleased to invite applications for tenure-track positions anticipated in
nuclear engineering at all ranks. The Department will consider all areas of nuclear

The Department is home to more than 60 faculty, 300 graduate students, and 1300
undergraduate students. The faculty conduct in excess of $25M per year of funded
research across a broad spectrum areas. The Department offers separate B.S., M.S., and
Ph.D. degree programs in both mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering, including
online graduate programs in both disciplines. The faculty associated with the Nuclear
Engineering Program conduct state-of-the-art research on nuclear power with research
connections to industry and government with international partnerships, sponsored by the
new Global Nuclear Power Safety Center. The Program benefits from the Breazeale
Nuclear Reactor and the Radiation Science and Engineering Center for education and
research and we encourage interdisciplinary collaborations across the institution. We have
interests in nuclear power topics such as nuclear security and nonproliferation, reactor
physics and fuel management, thermal-hydraulics, nuclear materials, instrumentation and
controls, nuclear safety, advanced reactors and nuclear fuel cycle analysis. Further
information on the Department and on the Nuclear Engineering Program can be found at:

Applicants should have a doctorate in nuclear engineering or a related field, and have
demonstrated outstanding scholarly research experience and teaching interests in nuclear
engineering. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses at both the

undergraduate and graduate levels, to develop an internationally recognized, externally-
funded research program, and to contribute to the operation and promotion of the department, college, university, and profession through service.

How to Apply: 

Nominations and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Screening of
applicants will begin on October 1st, 2017. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a
statement on teaching and research, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of
four professional references who are academics at the rank of Professor. Please submit
these four items in one pdf file electronically to job 72159 at .