The department of Mechanical Engineering at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill a tenure track position in our department to begin in September 2017.
The Catholic University of America is located in Washington D.C. and is comprised of 12 schools offering a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers BME (ABET accredited), MSE, and PhD programs, and enrolls approximately 160 undergraduates and 60 graduate students. For more information about the department please visit http://mechanical.cua.edu.
We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which can be found here: https://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm].
Duties include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechanical Engineering, develop externally-funded research programs, supervise both graduate and undergraduate students, and to pursue scholarly publications and professional activities. Qualifications for this position are earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, with a strong background in one of the traditional subareas of mechanical engineering. Additionally, candidates should have the ability to motivate and inspire students through effective teaching and communications and demonstrate the potential to establish externally-funded research program and a record of scholarly publication.
Applications should provide a cover letter that explains the applicant’s interest in the position, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a complete resume and a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae, which can be found here: http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/apost_constitutions/documents/hf_jp-ii_apc_15081990_ex-corde-ecclesiae.html
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment.