Assistant Professor of Engineering

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Engineering and Physics

Job Description:  Assistant Professor of Engineering, tenure track, beginning August 2018. The Engineering and Physics Department offers a BS degree in Engineering and is seeking an energetic individual to instruct engineering courses and  continue development of the engineering undergraduate program.  Our first graduating class is expected in Spring 2018 and we plan to seek ABET accreditation. The successful candidate will teach core undergraduate engineering courses at all levels, participate in the operation and maintenance of the undergraduate laboratories, and supervise engineering design projects.

Henderson State University is a public liberal arts institution and a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

Qualifications: Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Mechanical, Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution. A PhD in other engineering fields will be considered.  ABD with firm completion date may also be considered. Experience in ABET accreditation is highly desired.     

Salary:        commensurate with qualifications and experience

University: Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock, Arkansas on interstate 30.  Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Please visit, or for more information about Henderson State University and our community.

Application: Apply by sending hard copies of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests to:

Shannon Clardy, Ph.D, Search Committee Chair
Henderson State University
1100 Henderson Street, Box 7743
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001

Review of applications will begin October 24, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources.  Under the provisions of the Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.