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Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering (Continuing Track Assistant Professor of Instruction)
University of Delaware

  • Nov. 14, 2017
  • Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering (Continuing Track Assistant Professor of Instruction)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • University of Delaware
    Newark, DE
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
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Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering
(Continuing Track Assistant Professor of Instruction)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of Delaware invites applications for a Continuing Track Assistant Professor of Instruction faculty position. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position with an initial two-year contract, renewable in a program that leads to substantial job security. Continuing Track (CT) positions at UD have access to sabbaticals and Professor titles. The University offers an active CT Caucus and professional centers dedicated to effective teaching.

Responsibilities will include teaching and curriculum development related to all aspects of the undergraduate mechanical engineering program; for example, teaching engineering fundamentals courses, teaching design – ranging from freshman to senior level courses, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and developing new courses in the incumbent’s area(s) of expertise.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, or closely related field. In addition to teaching experience and curricular development across a wide breadth of courses in the major, qualified applicants should have: (1) a record of scholarship in engineering education; (2) prior experience and/or a willingness to develop expertise in program accreditation; and (3) a well-developed pedagogy and, ideally, experience in instructional coaching at the college level. Industrial experience in mechanical engineering will be viewed favorably.

The ME Department offers a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (BME) degree accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The BME Program is designed to produce graduates with a strong foundation in engineering fundamentals and design enabling them to lead a successful professional career and/or obtain an advanced degree and to contribute to engineering knowledge, the profession, and the community. Curricular details can be found at

The University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy in science and engineering with a commitment to undergraduate education and scholarly excellence. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast. The recently opened 194,000-square-foot Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory greatly expands opportunities and resources for research and education, and the 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology and Advanced Research) campus offers even more opportunities for research, academic, and commercial development.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and achievements, and a list of at least four references to . Full consideration is guaranteed for applications received before December 31st, 2017. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
    The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Title IX institution which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19716


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