Assistant Professor Scarlett Miller working with student

Engineering Design Faculty Job Positions


Assistant or Associate Professor in Engineering Design 

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs seeks creative, dynamic applicants at the assistant and associate professor level who will add new ideas, courses, programs, research, funding, and excitement to the Engineering Design Program at Penn State. 

Design and innovation are at the forefront of numerous Penn State activities including a recent $30 million investment in Invent Penn State, an initiative that leverages Penn State’s research, knowledge, and entrepreneurial spirit in collaboration amongst industry, entrepreneurs, and academia to develop products and services that will benefit Pennsylvanians and humankind. 

New faculty will join a diverse team that is actively pursuing new initiatives in education, research, and service in cross-disciplinary methods of design that apply to most fields of engineering. In addition to traditional engineering design concentrations, applicants with backgrounds in manufacturing, built environments, biomedical applications, cognitive psychology, human-computer interaction and other emerging areas are encouraged to apply. Collaborations with other departments in engineering and other colleges are strongly supported. Design experience in industry is desirable. More >>

The Engineering Design Program is housed within the College of Engineering and is a part of the School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP).

Life in State College


The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952