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Visiting Faculty in Mechanical Engineering for 2024-2025

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, Indiana
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Date posted
Feb 26, 2024

Job Details

The Mechanical Engineering Department at Rose-Hulman is searching for inspiring educators who share our passion for teaching undergraduate engineering students. Our department has established itself as one of the top ME programs in the nation. See what the media and our peer institutions have said by visiting Our mission is “to provide students with the world’s best undergraduate science, engineering, and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support.” If this resonates with you, then we think you’ll love what we have to offer.

We seek passionate engineering educators with ability to teach undergraduate courses in either

  • Dynamics and vibration
  • Structured programming using MATLAB

at a rank commensurate with experience for a one-year visiting (non-tenure-track) position to begin in fall 2024. While our needs are in the areas listed above, we welcome applications from any area of mechanical engineering.

Requirements include a doctorate degree (by the start of employment) and a baccalaureate degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. The essential job function is teaching students. Our world-class faculty are excited to exchange ideas with aspiring candidates from various and diverse backgrounds and experiences, including but not limited to; engineering educators, seasoned instructors on leave from their home institutions, individuals with an industrial background seeking teaching experience, or recent Ph.D. graduates seeking teaching experience.

Applicants must submit the following items to

  • A cover letter that summarizes key ideas in the statements below. This letter must clearly identify the mechanical engineering, engineering science, or engineering mechanics courses you would be most interested in teaching in our quarter-based system. Please visit our course catalog at http:/ for descriptions of our existing courses and the mechanical engineering curriculum.
  • A statement that discusses your teaching philosophy and accomplishments, while demonstrating that you share our passion for teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.
  • A separate statement demonstrating your commitment to Diversity and Inclusion. This statement should highlight your particular strengths, experiences, or perspectives that might serve to broaden and enhance our students’ educational experience.
  • A current curriculum vitae.

Additional information on Rose-Hulman and the ME Department is available from For full consideration, candidates should submit their application materials no later than Sunday, March 24, 2024. The search will remain open until the positions are filled. Finalist candidates will also be asked to provide contact information for at least three professional references capable of commenting on the appropriateness of your candidacy at Rose-Hulman.

Applications: Only online applications/resumes submitted via the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Employment Opportunities website,, will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact Human Resources via email,, for questions. 


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. It is the Institute’s policy to treat all employees and applicants equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. Rose-Hulman will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Human Resources. 


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