The A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The starting date will be January 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. Review of the applications will commence upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. The Applicants preferred are those who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the ability to establish and conduct independent research. Candidates with expertise in the area of Solid Mechanics, Dynamics, Vibrations, and Materials, are desired.
Lawrence Tech is a selective, focused university with Colleges of Architecture & Design, Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Of these, Engineering is the oldest and largest, enrolling approximately 1,100 undergraduate and 750 graduate students. The College includes five departments: civil and architectural, electrical and computer, mechanical-industrial-robotics, biomedical, 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 Engineering has 15 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 250 graduate and close to 450 undergraduate students. The department offers the following degrees: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Industrial Engineering, B.S. Robotics Engineering, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, M. S. Automotive Engineering, M.S. Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems, Master of Engineering Management, M.S. Industrial Engineering, Doctor of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems, and a Doctorate of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and or Ph.D..
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history.
Interested applicants are invited to send a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and capabilities, and a list of four references to: Dr. Badih Jawad, Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 21000 W. Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, Michigan 48075, and or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org