Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (General Faculty)

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (General Faculty)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-13-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks to hire a non-tenure (general faculty) track Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank who can excel in teaching undergraduate students. 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 dynamics and control. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and innovation.

Duties include teaching undergraduate courses and/or engineering labs, 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 posting number 0621909. Review of applications will begin January 5, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV/Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Contact Information for 3 References - name, email, and phone.

For additional information about the position, please contact Carl Knospe, For additional information about the application process, please contact Jackie Slaughter-Scott,

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

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