3/4 Time Instructor, Mechanical Engineering

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

THE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AT ROWAN UNIVERSITY invites applications for multiple 3/4 Time Instructor positions. Successful candidates must have a commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels and contribute to the institution and profession through service. An MS degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field is required for appointment (Ph.D. is preferred). In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Candidates are sought to teach courses in various areas of mechanical engineering, such as thermal-fluids, statics & dynamics, solid mechanics, and finite element analysis. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position start date is September 1, 2021. Any questions about this search can be directed to Dr. Ratan Jha, Professor & Head of Mechanical Engineering ( jhar@rowan.edu ).

All applications must be submitted through Rowan University’s Career Site. Interested candidates should submit the following items:

  • letter of interest
  • curriculum vitae

The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, comprising of six departments, currently enrolls about 1800 undergraduate and graduate students. The Mechanical Engineering department is home to 400 undergraduates, 50 MS/Ph.D. students, 15 faculty members, and four staff members. The ME undergraduate program has consistently received high recognition by employers and academic peers with multidisciplinary “engineering clinics” as a hallmark. Further information about the College/Department is available at https://engineering.rowan.edu/

Rowan University is an R2 (High Research Activity) Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with approximately 18,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment, with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan university is ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf .

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

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