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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, PC# 9305, 9306, 9307, 9308, or 9309 IRC# 14314, 14313, 14295, 14299, or 14301

Position Deleted on 3/01/2008. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Rochester, NY
  • Faculty - Science - Other Science
  • Faculty - Engineering - Civil and Environmental
Application Due:
Full Time
Job Title/ Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
PC# 9305, 9306, 9307, 9308, or 9309
IRC# 14314, 14313, 14295, 14299, or 14301
Department: Golisano Institute for Sustainability
Job Category: Faculty, Tenure Track

Starting Date: Late August 2008

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability has five positions available for tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professors with outstanding teaching records and active research programs in sustainable production systems or allied fields.

Faculty of the GIS have the opportunity to undertake research with a number of centers at the university including the National Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery, Sustainable Systems Research Center, Systems Modernization and Sustainment, and the Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, in areas such as asset health management, cleaner production, renewable energy systems, closed-loop supply chains, sustainable business enterprises, and remanufacturing. We are seeking an individual who are committed to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), is a unique multidisciplinary academic unit with close ties to the internationally respected Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies. The GIS is currently developing its first degree offering - a Ph.D. program focusing on sustainable industrial systems.

RIT attracts students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. The Rochester area has a diverse population which includes African Americans (38% of the city and 14% of Monroe County) and Latin Americans (13% of the city and 5% of the county). In addition, more than 7% of the population is foreign born. Rochester is ranked 7th among the "10 Best Cities to Raise a Family" by Child Magazine, 2003, and 8th among 200 metro areas in childcare for "Best Cities for Women 2002" by Ladies Home Journal." In 2007 Rochester's ranked the 6th "Best Places to Live in America" by Places Rated Almanac out of 379 metropolitan areas.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in disciplines allied with sustainable production systems.

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability invites applications from scholars committed to multidisciplinary team-based education and research in sustainable production systems. Academic backgrounds of interest include (but are not limited to) industrial ecology, engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial, and systems), materials science, green chemistry, environmental economics, environmental policy, and supply chain logistics. Senior faculty applicants must have distinguished records of research, teaching, and leadership in fields allied to sustainable production systems. Applications from junior faculty must demonstrate their potential for innovative research in sustainable production systems and a commitment to teaching.

Apply online at Search for IRC# 14314, 14313, 14295, 14299, or 14301.
Please submit your letter of application; a vita; a one- page statement of research plan and teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

Search committee questions should be directed to: Paul H. Stiebitz, Interim Academic Director, The Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology, 111 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623-5608 or

Application deadline: For prompt consideration, please apply by February 29, 2008. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified individuals with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the university's continuing commitment to its core values, honor code and diversity statement are encouraged to make application.
RIT, a University that values Diversity.
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