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Assistant or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Lawrence Technological University

Date Posted Aug. 28, 2023
Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University Lawrence Technological University
Southfield , MI, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January 2024
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Candidates are required to hold a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field by the date of hire. The appointment will begin January 2024.

Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, finite element analysis and nondestructive testing. The successful candidate will have a high potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a publication record commensurate with years since PhD obtained, and the ability to establish and conduct independent research.



Candidates should submit the following: 1) a cover letter indicating the area of specialization, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research interests, 4) a statement of teaching interests and capabilities, 5) the names and contact information for four references. Application packages should be submitted electronically to Dr. Badih Jawad, Chair, A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering, Lawrence Technological University,



LTU is a selective, focused university with Colleges of Architecture & Design, Arts & Sciences, Business & Information Technology, and Engineering. Of these, the College of Engineering is the oldest and largest, enrolling approximately 1,100 undergraduate and 750 graduate students. The College includes five departments: biomedical, civil & architectural, electrical & computer, mechanical, industrial, & robotics, and technology. Over a third of LTU’s students enroll in evening programs, and the College serves both full-time and part-time students. The University enjoys strong ties with many industries headquartered in the region and is expanding graduate, service, and applied research programs.

Lawrence Technological University’s A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering has 14 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 450 graduate and close to 475 undergraduate students. The department offers the following degrees: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Robotics Engineering, B.S. Industrial Engineering, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Automotive Engineering, M.S. Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, M.S. Industrial Engineering, Master of Engineering Management, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.


  • Lawrence Technological University is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Badih Jawad
    Mechanical Engineering
    Lawrence Technological University
    21000 West Ten Mile Rd
    Southfield, MI 48075


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