Adjunct - Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering - Open Rank

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 14, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Engineering
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department of the College of Engineering seeks culturally and professionally diverse candidates to apply for Adjunct Faculty (open rank) positions. 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 1,700 undergraduate and 250 graduate students in several degree programs supported by approximately 550 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.

Description of the Job:

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering is recruiting for adjunct faculty members (open rank) to teach Mechanical Engineering courses including Vibrations and Technical Writing. 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:

-PhD in Mechanical 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.

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: $1575 per credit hour

Position Details:

Department: College of Engineering - Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Employment Type: AJ - Adjunct
Restricted Status: No
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Emily Perrault

Contact Email:

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