Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Position Title:Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Campus:Gorham City, State:Gorham, ME Department:Engineering - PEE Bargaining Unit:AFUM Salary Band/Wage Band:na Work Schedule:academic year Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering position to begin in September 2020.

USM offers ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Mechanical Engineering. For additional information, please visit the USM engineering website at

We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a team member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

We are the University of Everyone – committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Required: Applicants must have a PhD degree in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline by the date of employment. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Mechanical Engineering will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with background in analysis and design of thermo-fluid systems, and those candidates with excellent communication skills and strong commitment to undergraduate mechanical engineering education including curricular development and assessment. Candidates will be expected to be able to strengthen industrial collaborations and provide undergraduate capstone opportunities.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, sample publications, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by November 3, 2019.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Work Year Calendar:Academic Year (Sept-May) Required Documents:Cover Letter, CV/Resume, Publications, References, Statement of Teaching and Scholarly Interests