Instructors of Mechanical Engineering (All Levels)

Louisiana State University
Louisiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 09, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge invites applications and nominations to fill two Mechanical Engineering Instructor positions in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE). LSU is the Flagship University of the State of Louisiana and its main campus is in the vibrant city of Baton Rouge, offering many cultural and recreational opportunities and high-quality affordable housing. The MIE Department is the largest one in the College of Engineering with B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in both Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering.

Appointments will be made at the Instructor level in Mechanical Engineering, though applicants with exceptional qualifications and experience may be considered at higher instructor ranks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 90% Teach BSME Program lecture and laboratory courses, including supervision and training of teaching assistants as assigned by supervisor. Advise students and senior design projects.
  • 10% Supervision and management of ME UG laboratories, including upgrades, as assigned by supervisor, and advising assigned student cohort once every semester.
Minimum Qualifications: M.S. and B.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Nuclear or Robotics Engineering; minimum 5 years of experience; experience in engineering education and/or engineering practice.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in an Engineering Discipline

Special Qualifications:Ability to teach core BSME courses and engineering laboratories in one or more areas of Thermal/Fluid Science/Systems and/or Mechanical Systems including Computer Aided Design tools, Manufacturing Processes, and Robotics. Very good management and oral and written communications skills.

Special Instructions: Please attach as one single PDF to your online application: cover letter, comprehensive curriculum vitae, teaching statement and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.An offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

The review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled. The expected start date for these positions is August 2021. Salary and title will be competitive based on qualifications. Campus interviews will be conducted in Baton Rouge, LA prior to an offer being extended.

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed