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Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Robert Morris University
Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


The Department of Engineering (http://www.rmu.edu/sems) seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Qualified candidates are sought in Mechanical Engineering, with teaching and research interests in the Thermo-Fluids area including Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Mechanics.


Faculty members are expected to support the Energy and Sustainability minor by teaching some of the courses listed in the minor including Energy Fundamentals and Sustainability, Renewable Resources, Alternative and Conventional Energy Technologies, and Energy Conversion, Storage, and Transportation. Excellent experimental abilities are necessary for this position, along with appropriate analytical and computational skills.

Candidates are expected to pursue a program of research in their fields of expertise, seek funded research, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and display a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in an experiential educational program. The successful candidate will have also demonstrated significant oral and written communication skills necessary for interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues in Engineering, Mathematics and Science.

RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued. Salaries are market competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is Fall, 2018 and dependent upon final budgetary approval.

For more information on Robert Morris University, please visit rmu.edu; degree programs and accreditations, please visit, rmu.edu/academics and rmu.edu/accreditations; candidate and new employee information, please visit rmu.edu/careers and rmu.edu/benefits.



An earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline is required; industrial experience and a proven research record is preferred.

Act 153 Clearance Required No

Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No

Required to Pass a Credit Check No

Additional Posting Information None

Special Applicant Instructions 

Please submit CV with a list of publications, a One Page Statement each of Research Vision and Teaching Philosophy, Cover Letter and 3 Professional References with application.


This position description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by the employee holding this job. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

In performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform with the University’s Policy of Ethical Practice and the following: perform quality work within deadlines with/without direct supervision; interact professionally with other employees, students, customers and suppliers; work effectively as a team contributor; and work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating/coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. EOE


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