Assistant or Associate Professor

Charlottesville, VA
Jun 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-23-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks to hire an academic general faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank who can build a strong undergraduate laboratory program. This position, starting with a three-year appointment, offers the opportunity for long-term career building through multi-year contracts with performance-based reappointment, and promotion within the teaching faculty professorial ranks. Of particular interest are candidates with experience in teaching courses in experimental methods relevant to modern engineering. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and innovation.

Duties include teaching undergraduate engineering labs and courses, coordinating undergraduate engineering design projects and related contributions to undergraduate engineering programs, mentoring and advising undergraduate students, and service to the department, school and university. The successful candidate may teach courses throughout the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering curricula.

Candidates for the position must have a PhD degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field, and documented success in teaching in an undergraduate engineering program. Other desired qualifications are industry experience or demonstrated ability for pedagogical innovation.

To apply candidates must submit an online application through Jobs@UVa ( Search on posting number 0620406. Position open until filled. Please include a CV/Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Contact Information for 3 References - name, email, phone. Please contact Jackie Slaughter-Scott at with any questions.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to developing diversity in faculty and welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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