Lecturer

Location
Princeton, NJ
Posted
Jan 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University


Department
Mechanical & Aerospace Eng - 25100  

Position Summary
The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer for the 2017-18 academic year. The Lecturer will have full-time teaching responsibilities central to the undergraduate program in the Department that will generally involve teaching 4 courses per year:

planning, coordinating and teaching 2 undergraduate courses and/or laboratories each semester;
teaching coverage of undergraduate courses for faculty who are on leave;
mentoring and advising of undergraduate student independent work.

Princeton's MAE department has a long history of leadership in its core technical areas and seeks applicants with the willingness and ability to teach foundational courses as needed. Applicants with interest and experience in, and enthusiasm for, aeronautics and astronautics, design and manufacturing, and robotics are encouraged to apply.

The Lecturer will have the opportunity to interact with faculty, researchers and students, as well as to participate in the various outreach activities of the department, mentoring students on career development and serving on committees for the Department. We seek applicants who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring, and who will incorporate creative approaches to teaching that enhance the student learning experience.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or related fields, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence designing and teaching a variety of courses. Candidates should be accomplished educators who have teaching experience with a focus on undergraduate education.

Preferred qualifications are evidence of a successful teaching record, a track record of mentoring undergraduate students in innovative design and/or research assignments and CAD/CAE and/or manufacturing experience. Industrial experience is desired however not required.

Lecturers may be appointed for up to 3 year terms, with possibility of renewal. Part time appointments may be considered.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page teaching and research interest statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for at least three references online at http://jobs.princeton.edu.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.  

Essential Qualifications
The successful candidate must have a PhD in Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or related fields, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence designing and teaching a variety of courses. Candidates should be accomplished educators who have teaching experience with a focus on undergraduate education.  

Preferred Qualifications
 

Directory Title
 
Job Function
Regular Faculty  
Grade
FR 090  
Standard Hours
 
Full-time/Part-time
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
 
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
 
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
 
Eligible for Overtime
No  
Benefits Eligible
Yes  
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Doctorate Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.  
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching Interest
Other Document 1  
Proposed Start Date
09-01-2017  
End Date, if a Term Appointment
07-01-2018  
Comments related to end date:
Lecturers may be appointed for up to 3 year terms, with possibility of renewal.  
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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