Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
The College of Engineering and Business at Gannon University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning in January 2022. Gannon University is committed to excellence in student-centered learning with an emphasis on student-learning outcomes. The faculty will work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, and will be provided opportunities to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship. The successful candidate will have a key role to play in engaging with internal and external program stakeholders, pioneering industry collaborations and research initiatives, and teaching undergraduate and graduate mechanical engineering courses. Subject to performance review, review of teaching excellence, and need, this position may be converted to a full-time tenure track position after one year.
Requirements include a Ph.D. (completed by August 1, 2022) in Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering field; teaching experience in higher education is preferred. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Gannon is a comprehensive Master's L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, the University offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of effective teaching methods, and contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicant. For more information about Gannon, visit Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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