Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 21, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Grove City College invites applications for one Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering position with a background in mechanical systems, pending final budget approval.  The B.S.M.E. program is ABET-accredited and has an exceptional internship, job, and graduate school placement record. The program is growing and innovating—including a new robotics minor, design projects with close industry ties and a thriving student/faculty research program. The department seeks applicants that support its commitment to academic excellence, undergraduate teaching and research, hands-on engineering design, and advising within the context of a college community that values liberal arts education, the life of the Christian mind and service for the common good. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses primarily in the mechanical systems area including laboratory courses and the advising of capstone design projects.  Applicants with teaching experience, as well as research and/or industry experience in 3D solid modeling, manufacturing, system dynamics and controls are especially encouraged to apply. 


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field awarded by August 2021. They must demonstrate proficiency in teaching undergraduates in both classroom and laboratory settings. Although undergraduate teaching is the primary focus at Grove City College, student/faculty research and other scholarly work—such as research in engineering education—is highly valued and applicants should have the ability and a plan to carry on research and/or other scholarly work as time permits. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.


Please send a current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College’s unique mission as a Christian college see: ( to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Associate Director of Human Resources at


Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.