Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Springfield, Massachusetts
Sep 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 2020. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with expertise and a proven track record of accomplishment in the area of Mechanical Design, Product Development and Innovation. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with students to guide them in the successful and timely completion of design and product development projects, solicit corporate funding for these projects and facilitate partnerships with local and national industries. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechanical Engineering and pursue scholarly and research activities.

Western New England University has a vibrant undergraduate mechanical engineering program that emphasizes industrially relevant research and design, as well as 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 single PDF file containing 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.

Celebrating its Centennial in the year 2019, 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 3,900 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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