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Adjunct - Mechanical and Nuclear - Open Rank

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 23, 2024

The Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department of the College of Engineering seeks culturally and professionally diverse candidates to apply for Adjunct Faculty (open rank) position. Since its inception in 1996, the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering has brought innovative, real-world engineering education to Central Virginia. Comprised of five different departments plus the Dean’s office, the College of Engineering enrolls more than 1,900 undergraduate and 335 graduate students in several degree programs supported by over 600 full-time, part-time, and student employees. As part of a premier research university known for tenacity, love of the city of Richmond, and commitment to diversity and access, the College of Engineering values the significant and positive impact of our people and ideas in the promotion of regional and global prosperity involving research and life sciences.

Position Responsibilities:

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering is recruiting for adjunct faculty members (open rank) to teach Fall and Summer Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering courses. Job duties will include:
-preparing and delivering lectures
-preparing and assigning homework problems and exams
-grading homework problems and exams and assigning final course grades
-holding office hours and answering student questions

Required Qualifications:

-MS, Ph.D., or Previous Work Experience in Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering or a closely related field
-The College of Engineering at VCU supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment.
-Excellent written and oral communications skills.
-Knowledge of nuclear energy and reactors

Preferred Qualifications:

- A minimum of five years of relevant academic experience

About the College of Engineering:

The College of Engineering’s mission is to create and grow a diverse community of exceptional students, faculty, staff, alumni, and industry partners that strive to create a common future for all where innovative, sustainable, and equitable solutions to global engineering challenges are realized for the benefit of this generation and future generations. Additional information about the department’s programs and faculty may be found at .

Salary Range: $1,772 per credit hour

Position Details:

Employment Type: AJ - Adjunct
Restricted Status: No
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Mia Staten

Contact Email:

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