Lecturer-Mechanical Engineering

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

Location: 102 Fluor Daniel

Clemson University invites applications to fill two full-time Lecturer positions (appointments at the rank of Professor of Practice may be possible) in Mechanical Engineering. These positions are dedicated to support the new advanced manufacturing educational program starting Fall 2019 within the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences at CU-ICAR in Greenville, SC. These new full-time faculty members will participate in the development of and be responsible for delivering a cross-disciplinary integrated fourth-year Undergraduate and Master's program. This new program is intended to focus on advanced manufacturing topics through a project centric approach integrating and reflecting emerging manufacturing challenges and taught in partnership with industry, such as local firms GE, BMW, Michelin, Itron, Samsung, and others.

Responsibilities will include content development and teaching courses in machine design, manufacturing, and controls; hands-on manufacturing laboratory experiments; and soliciting and mentoring industry sponsored team design projects. Elective topics may include cyber-physical systems, materials manufacturing processing, and assembly production systems. The teaching responsibilities will be at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The positions will also include mentoring of industry sponsored Master's theses. The Lecturer position(s) will be appointed with one-year contracts, renewable annually. Primary duties include delivering the advanced manufacturing program, recruiting industry sponsored projects, teaching two courses per semester, student advising, and mentoring industry sponsored thesis projects.

Primary location of performance will be in Greenville, SC at the Millennial Campus though some coordination and duties in Clemson, SC on the Clemson main-campus will be expected. These positions will be highly collaborative and transdisciplinary, within an overall program led by Education Director of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The successful candidate will report to the Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.


The successful candidates must possess Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline and, ideally, experience in an industrial manufacturing enterprise. The candidate must have the leadership and communication skills to coordinate educational program objectives in the courses, projects, and laboratories. 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.

Applications received before January 30, 2019 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 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: 1/31/2019
Application Due: 4/1/2019
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