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Job ID: 131072

Associate or Full Professor
Loyola Marymount University

Date Posted Oct. 9, 2019
Title Associate or Full Professor
University Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA invites applications for a faculty position (Associate or Full Professor) in the area of Mechanical Engineering. Candidates who have expertise in design or other innovative, emergent areas are of particular interest.However, outstanding candidates in all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered.

We seek visionary individuals who will participate in departmental governance and contribute to the advancement of our research and educational missions, while maintaining their own strong, externally funded, sustainable research program.

The applicants must hold a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching/advising, a national/international record of sponsored research, and a history of impactful departmental leadership. Candidates at the full professor level must possess superior leadership skills and experience applicable to leading an educational unit and/or large research program.

The department is committed to delivering a high-quality curriculum to an increasingly diverse student population. The department currently offers programs leading to the BS, MS, and combined BS+MS degrees in mechanical engineering, has eight full-time faculty members, numerous adjunct faculty, and approximately 160 undergraduates and 30 MS graduate students.

Loyola Marymount University is a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education and seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit for more information.)

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is anticipating to begin on August 15, 2020. Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at

Candidates must submit the following application materials online at

  • A cover letter describing technical qualifications, thoughts on leadership, and vision of the fields moving forward;
  • A curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research accomplishments and work experience;
  • A statement of teaching philosophy;
  • A statement of current and future research, including plans for establishing a line of research in the candidate’s area of expertise at LMU;
  • A statement of leadership philosophy and experience; and
  • Contact information for at least five professional references

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Contact Information

  • Omar Es-Said
    Mechanical Engineering
    Loyola Marymount University
    1 LMU Drive
    Seaver College of Engineering
    Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659


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