Mechanical Engineering Teaching Position

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position, with benefits, in the general area of Mechanical Engineering theory and design. 


Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, or a related discipline (Ph.D. is preferred), and must have excellent teaching and communication skills. 


This is a one-year appointment beginning August 1, 2021, which may be renewed beyond the initial one-year term.


The Mechanical Engineering program is ABET accredited and is wholly undergraduate.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate mechanical engineering courses, ranging from Computer Aided Design (SolidWorks), Computer Programming (MatLab), and Introduction to Mechanical Engineering, as well as Materials, Statics and Solid Mechanics.  The teaching load will be the equivalent of four 3-credit courses per semester.


VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college for men and women (1700 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Prior military experience is not required. More information about the VMI can be found at


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Applicants should include in their response a detailed curriculum vita including at least three references with addresses and phone numbers, and a clear statement of their teaching interests and philosophy. 


Applicant review will begin immediately. On-line applications accepted until the position is filled.


In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.  VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.