University Faculty Mechanical Engineering
The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of
Engineering, Applied Science & Technology at Weber State
University is accepting applications for an assistant tenure track
faculty position starting Fall semester, 2024. The department
offers baccalaureate degrees in mechanical engineering, energy
engineering, mechanical engineering technology and an associate in
pre-engineering. Selected individual will mostly develop and teach
a variety of courses in mechanical engineering with some support
teaching in the additional programs mentioned above. Service duties
include program-building and advising, as well as commitment to
extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college,
and university is expected. Candidates with an
Electrical/Electronics Engineering background can also apply.
Required courses to be taught are Control Systems, Dynamic Systems
Modeling, Numerical Methods for Engineering, and Capstone Senior
Design. Additional areas of interest include, but are not limited
to Mechatronics, Robotics, Engineering Computing, and the
development of additional mechanical engineering technical
electives listed on WSU catalog program page.
- A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related area.
- At least three years of industry or lab experience.
- A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.
- At least five years of industry or lab experience.
- Teaching experience at the University level along with positive
evaluations are a plus.
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical,
dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a
wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition
benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and
Open Until Filled:
Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish
here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes
with a generous
and the salary will be
commensurate with experience.
For promotion, it is required for the candidate to be active in
scholarship through publications of peer reviewed papers, attending
conferences, workshops, and grant writing. Also, two years of
To apply, please complete the online application. Application to
- Cover letter specifying their primary area of expertise and
interest mentioned as above
- Professional CV with a list of publications and at least three
- Research statement describing the candidate’s research
- Teaching methodology and interests
Screening of applications will begin November 5, 2023. Position
will remain open until filled. Criminal background check required
as a condition of employment.
Weber State is located approximately 30 miles north of Salt Lake
City. The cost of living in the Ogden area is below the nation’s
average. In addition, the surrounding area offers many recreational
opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast.
Physical Activity of this position:
Expressing or exchanging
ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or
important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. ,
Ability to receive detailed information with or without
Physical Requirements of this position:
Light work. Exerting
up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force
frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move
objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater
than that for sedentary work.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and
field of vision:
Required to perform activities such as
preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a
computer terminal; extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this
None. The worker is not substantially exposed to
adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or
To apply, visit https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/20788