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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Western New England University
Springfield, Massachusetts

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Western New England University seeks applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor Position, beginning in Fall 2024. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and have expertise in Mechatronics, Automation, Controls, or Robotics. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Mechanical Engineering, pursue scholarly and research activities, and support our innovative freshman engineering program.

​Western New England University offers a vibrant undergraduate mechanical engineering program that emphasizes industrially relevant research and design. Additionally, the ME department hosts an active Master of Science program and a PhD 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.   For more information about the department, visit:

The position is scheduled to start on August 1, 2024. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are requested to submit an application package, via email, as a single PDF File containing the following documents:

1.     Cover letter (1-2 pages)

2.     Curriculum vita

3.     Statement of teaching interests (1-3 pages)

4.     Statement of Research interests (1-3 pages)

5.     Three references (names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses)


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Expertise in the area of mechatronics. Teaching experience a plus.

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

Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE’s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.


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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