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Scholarly Assistant Professor

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Scholarly Assistant Professor

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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Everett

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Duties entail: (1) teaching up to three Mechanical Engineering (ME) courses per semester at the WSU ME program at Everett, some of which may also be remotely delivered to ME programs in Bremerton and Pullman, and (2) service in support of departmental activities. Service duties may include coordinating and maintaining instructional laboratory equipment, mentoring undergraduate students, advising student clubs, linking with local K-12 schools for student recruitment, interacting with local industry and soliciting industry-supported design projects, serving on internal committees with Pullman faculty, as well as other duties assigned by the School Director.

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The incumbent will join approximately 40 instructional faculty members in the School of MME, which has 900 undergraduate students, 120 PhD students and 50 MS students in Pullman, Everett and Bremerton. WSU-Everett is housed in a recently built 95,000-square foot building costing $64 million, next to the Everett Community College, and enrolls transfer students who obtain the BSME degree. For information about WSU Everett, visit everett.wsu.edu . More information about WSU and MME can be found at mme.wsu.edu.

View hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/benefit-details for information regarding competitive benefits available.

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Full Time

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Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:

An earned doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related engineering field, is required prior to the start of the appointment.
Successful candidates must demonstrate potential for and commitment to teaching of a wide variety of undergraduate mechanical engineering courses in the field of Thermal and Fluid systems, Mechanical System Design, Control and Mechatronics, and associated laboratory courses.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in classroom teaching and familiarity with the operation of University-based Engineering Programs is desirable.

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Open Recruitment

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening of applications begins August 17, 2020, and priority will be given to applications received by September 15, 2020.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) Curriculum Vitae 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for at least three (3) professional references 4)statement of teaching experience and interests.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements

EEO Statement :

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]

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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 2/8/2021
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