Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - Solid Mechanics

Springfield, Massachusetts
Mar 11, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Western New England University seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position, beginning in August 2019. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, and must have demonstrated or potential for excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and potential for successful research, innovation and scholarly activities. Candidates with an interest and expertise in the Solid Mechanics, Materials, and Manufacturing areas are sought. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Mechanical Engineering and fundamental engineering courses; pursue scholarly and research activities; and support our innovative freshman engineering program. Industrial experience and professional engineering licensure is preferred.

Western New England University has a vibrant undergraduate mechanical engineering program that emphasizes industrially relevant research and design. The ME department serves about 190 undergraduate students and has 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.

Screening of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are requested to submit 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.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

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 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 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.

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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