Assistant Professor of Machine Design

Oregon, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 18, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Oregon Tech is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Machine Design in the Department of Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Technologies. This is a 9-month, full-time position located on the Oregon Tech campus in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, a generous retirement package, and significant tuition discounts at the seven public universities in Oregon. The primary focus for this position is the instruction of students in our ABET-accredited BS Mechanical Engineering, BS Mechanical Engineering Technology and BS Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree programs. The other expectations for this position include applied research and service to the department and college. Candidates must have a strong desire to teach, and be able to teach courses from Introduction to Engineering to upper-division courses and capstone projects. At this time, we are particularly interested in candidates who are able to develop course materials, develop labs, and teach classes in the following areas of Machine Design (primary),Vibrations and Controls (secondary), Statics, Strength of Materials, and Dynamics, and Materials (secondary). While the primary job duties are teaching and advising, this position has additional institutional and professional development expectations that allow for a robust professional work environment. Professional development may include but is not limited to the publication of scholarly works, applied research, grant writing, and collaboration with industrial partners such as the Oregon Manufacturing lnnovation Center (OMIC) with whom Oregon Tech has a strong partnership. Required: Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related field. Preferred: Prior industry and teaching experience; Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students; and Experience in writing proposals for and securing grants and contracts. How to Apply: To review the posting and apply, visit For questions about this position please contact Sean Sloan at All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  Oregon Tech is an AA/EEO/Vets/ADA employer.