The School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY has a long and rich history of graduating some of the most influential and impactful engineers, researchers, scholars, and scientists. Consistently ranked among the Top 30 Engineering programs in the nation, President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph. D. appointed Dean David Rosowsky in 2009 to lead the School of Engineering in significant growth that will solidify Rensselaer's reputation for excellence in engineering education and research, and to propel the School of Engineering forward in critical areas of national importance, need, and opportunity.
To achieve this historic growth, Dean Rosowsky is pleased to invite applications for faculty openings at all levels. Recruitment for this bold faculty expansion initiative in the School of Engineering is now underway, and faculty in research clusters identified as strategic priorities and opportunities for the School and the broader Institute are needed immediately.
Candidates for all levels, including tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and full Professor with tenure, are needed in areas that support the research clusters described below. Extraordinary candidates with highly visible, international reputations may be considered for appointment to a variety of endowed chair appointments.
We encourage frequent visits to the School of Engineering homepage, as new information and additional postings will be added as they become available. Individuals wishing to be considered for one of these opportunities must follow the position specific application instructions found within each posting.
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation's oldest technological university. Institute programs serve undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals around the world. Nearly 27 percent of undergraduate students this year are from areas outside of the Northeast. First-year students hail from 42 states, in addition to the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 14 foreign countries.
Rensselaer offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Students are encouraged to work in interdisciplinary programs that allow them to combine scholarly work from several departments or schools. The university provides rigorous, engaging, interactive learning environments and campus-wide opportunities for leadership, collaboration, and creativity.
We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer