California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 09, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Westmont College is seeking faculty members (of assistant or associate rank) for its new mechanical engineering major. Candidates must hold a PhD in engineering and have training or significant experience in mechanical engineering. A strong commitment to shaping an engineering curriculum to fit a Christian liberal arts context is essential. The ideal areas of specialization are thermo and fluid dynamics and/or control systems. Candidates should also have a desire for interdisciplinary collaboration and a track record of excellent and innovative teaching.

This is a tenure-track position. The anticipated teaching load is 3 courses per semester with one or 2 possibly in May Term instead. Candidates with an active research program are desired; a regular professional presence in engineering could also serve as scholarly activity. Benefits include a generous faculty housing program that makes living in beautiful Santa Barbara affordable.

Questions may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Eileen McMahon McQuade, Associate Dean of the Faculty, at mcquade@westmont.edu