Lecturer- Mechanical Engineering

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Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering

Location: 102 Fluor Daniel

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University invites applications to fill a full-time Lecturer position in Mechanical Engineering to begin January 2019. The position will be responsible for coordinating undergraduate laboratories, teaching undergraduate courses, and advising student competition teams.

The teaching responsibilities may include hands on laboratory experiments, and undergraduate core courses with emphasis on mechanical design, and dynamic systems. The position will be appointed with a one-year contract, renewable annually, and with a potential for a promotion to Senior Lecturer after five years of excellent performance.

Primary duties include managing laboratory resources to support the educational mission, teaching up to 2 courses per semester, traveling with student teams to at least one competition annually and actively contributing to core graduate and undergraduate teaching missions of the department.


The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree or a Master's degree with at least 10 years of teaching/research/industrial experience in Mechanical Engineering. The candidate must have the leadership and communication skills to coordinate educational program objectives in the laboratories, manage daily laboratory activities including laboratory teaching assistants, and to motivate over 50 students per lecture in a dynamic interactive environment. Applications from women, members of underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and persons with disabilities will be particularly welcomed.


Clemson University is using Interfolio's By Committee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that highlights their teaching philosophy and relevant experience via Interfolio or http://www.clemson.edu/employment/FacultyCareers/positions.html

Applications received before November, 26 2018 will be given full consideration, however, the search will continue until the positions are filled. Additional departmental information is available at: https://www.clemson.edu/cecas/departments/me/ Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.





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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 12/21/2018
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