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Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Michigan Technological University
Michigan, United States
Not specified
Posted date
Sep 27, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics (ME-EM) invites applications for a non-tenure-track senior lecturer position. We seek candidates with expertise and experience in vehicle dynamics, dynamic systems, and model-based design. Basic functions and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate mechanical engineering courses, mentoring students in career matters, serving on committees, conducting outreach activities periodically, and assisting with department assessment.

Required qualifications are a PhD in mechanical engineering or closely related field or a combination of education and at least five years experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired, class room teaching experience, and demonstrated organizational skills. For full consideration, complete application packages should be received by November 27, 2017; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. The ME-EM Department and Michigan Tech encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Our graduate program is ranked 65th nationally among the 170 (top 38%) doctoral granting Mechanical Engineering Departments in the U.S. by the 2018 U.S. News & World Report: America's Best Graduate Schools (ranked in 2017). Our department is 10th in MSME degrees awarded, 6th in MSME enrollment, 30th in PhD degrees awarded, and 30th in PhD enrollment in the U. S. (2015 ASEE data). The National Science Foundation (NSF) ranks Mechanical Engineering at Michigan Tech 23rd in research expenditures with $12.962 million among all Mechanical Engineering programs in the U.S. Our undergraduate program is currently 20th in the U.S. in BSME degrees awarded and 7th in enrollment (2015 ASEE data). We have been in the top 23 in BSME degrees awarded for the past 33 consecutive years. 

Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual career partners in attracting and retaining a quality workforce, and is committed to offering career exploration advice and assistance whenever feasible and appropriate at the University and in the local community. See  for additional information.

Located in Houghton, in the heart of Upper Michigan’s scenic Keweenaw Peninsula, the university is just a few miles from Lake Superior, and the surrounding area is perfect for all types of seasonal outdoor activities.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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