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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The University of Scranton
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510
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The University of Scranton

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Physics & Engineering at The University of Scranton invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2020. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate lectures/labs, maintaining an active research program involving students, contributing to curriculum development and program assessment, providing service to the university, and effectuating a new program in mechanical engineering. Please visit https://www.scranton.edu/academics/cas/physics-eeng/images/me-curriculum-grid.pdf to view our Mechanical Engineering Curriculum.


A PhD in Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering field is required. A BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is required. Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.



The successful candidate will demonstrate:


   A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring

   The expertise to teach several core undergraduate mechanical engineering courses, including but not limited to manufacturing processes, materials engineering, vibration engineering, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and senior design

   An ability and desire to effectuate the new program in mechanical engineering through implementing curriculum improvement, selecting appropriate laboratory equipment, and working with architects to redesign existing space for laboratory instruction  

   Sustained research/scholarship with undergraduate student participation

   Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.


Those interested should apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com, complete the application, and attach the following: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) description of undergraduate teaching/mentoring experience, (4) statement of interest in effectuating the mechanical engineering program, (5) explanation of areas of expertise and student inclusion in research, (6) unofficial academic transcripts, and (7) three letters of recommendation. For full consideration, please submit all application materials by November 30, 2019. Applications received after this date may be considered if needed.


For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Christine Zakzewski, at christine.zakzewski@scranton.edu.


The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life.  As a Catholic and Jesuit institution of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and more than 1,500 graduate students, The University of Scranton delivers a meaningful education that challenges its students morally, spiritually, and intellectually.

All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and aims of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

The University of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator


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Posted: 2019-10-07 Expires: 2019-12-06

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