Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Springfield, Massachusetts
Sep 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor – Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Western New England University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning in January 2017 or August 2018. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, and have an expertise and interest in any of the following areas: applications of mechatronics, robotics, process automation, and control.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Mechanical Engineering; pursue scholarly and research activities; and support our innovative freshman engineering program. 

Western New England University has a vibrant undergraduate mechanical engineering program that emphasizes industrially relevant research and design, as well as an active Master of Science program.  The program prides itself on delivering high-quality engineering education while providing strong mentorship to students.  The ME department maintains strong relationships with regional and national industries and corporations.   

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,700 students, including 2,550 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and School of Law.  For more information about the University, visit our website at

Review of applications will start after October 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are requested to submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vita, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references to:

Chair, ME Search Committee

Attn: Sharon Smith

Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Road

Springfield, MA 01119-2684

Phone: 413-782-1285

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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