Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering Department


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at SUNY Korea (State University of New York in South Korea), founded in January 2015, invites applications for Tenure-Track, Visiting, or Research faculty positions in: a) Design and Manufacturing with emphasis on Dynamics and Control and b) Thermal Science and Fluid Mechanics. SUNY Korea is located in Incheon Free Trade Zone (IFEZ) in Song-do, South Korea, about 1 hour from Seoul and about 30 minutes by car from the Incheon International Airport. SUNY Korea is committed to delivering high-quality BE, MS and PhD programs in Mechanical Engineering while providing the full American university experience in Korea. The degrees will be granted from Stony Brook University (SBU) of SUNY. For further information please visit www.sunykorea.ac.kr.

The successful candidates must have earned doctorate degrees in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related field, a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the ability to establish and sustain an externally funded research program. Research focus in experimental work is particularly sought. Qualifications include: a) Experience with the American educational system (having taught, or received the doctoral degree, in an American university), b) Fluency in written and spoken English language, c) Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students, and d) Interest in cross-cultural communications and enthusiasm in new experiences.

The position is targeted at the Assistant or Associate Professorship level, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials may be considered for Full Professorship. We seek candidates with the potential to develop significant and internationally recognized research program, and who will actively contribute to the core graduate and undergraduate teaching mission of the department.

All applications should be submitted electronically in PDF format, and must include, all in one file, a detailed resume, a statement of research and teaching interests, up to three representative publications, and the names and contact information of at least four professional references. Please indicate three topics that describe your expertise within your research area.

Potential candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, as applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. However, we will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. Note that the employment is scheduled to begin in August 2018 at SUNY Korea.

Please submit your applications electronically in a single PDF file to Professor Foluso Ladeinde (foluso.ladeinde@stonybrook.edu).

About SUNY Korea

SUNY Korea is the first American university on Korean soil, bringing the largest and most comprehensive state university system of the United States – the State University of New York (SUNY) – to Asia. SUNY Korea is tightly integrated with Stony Brook University, one of the top research universities of the SUNY system and the US in general. At SUNY Korea, students at all levels receive a world-class graduate education, and guided by faculty who are leaders in their fields and conduct research at the forefront of science and technology. All courses are offered in English and the official language on campus is also English. The culture on the SUNY Korea campus may be classified as American with a Korean flavor. SUNY Korea attracts top students from a large variety of countries around the world. It has a well endowed scholarship program.

SUNY Korea is part of the Global University Campus, Incheon, which houses a number of leading US and European universities. Songdo is a new city in close proximity to Incheon international airport and the metropolitan area of Seoul. Many Korean and foreign high tech firms have already located in Songdo, and our industry relationships are excellent. SUNY Korea represents a path-breaking, long-term commitment by Korea with its international partners to build a new paradigm for education in the 21st century.

For further information about SUNY Korea, please visit www.sunykorea.ac.kr.

Application Materials Required:

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Research Statement
4. Teaching Statement
5. Publications List: Preprints from Three Major Publications
6. Four References

For further Information about the application process, contact:

Professor Foluso Ladeinde, Ph.D. Chairman Department of Mechanical Engineering SUNY Korea 119 Songdo Moonhwa-Ro, Yeonsu-Gu Incheon, South Korea 406-840

Website: me.sunykorea.ac.kr E-mail: Foluso.ladeinde@stonybrook.edu; Phone: +82 32 626 1800, Fax: +82 32 626 1809.