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Instructor/Professor of Practice, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 17, 2022
Title Instructor/Professor of Practice, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Mechanical Engineering

Position Summary
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York seeks to fill a position with the title of Instructor of Practice or Assistant Professor of Practice. The position is classified as a non-tenure track Lecturer 10-month appointment. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share the MAE vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The primary purpose of this position is to improve the educational experience for undergraduate students enrolled in senior design (capstone) courses in the Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Aerospace Engineering (AE) programs. These courses serve as important elements of the accreditation process and ABET objectives.

A successful candidate will be expected to assume the following responsibilities:
Serve as Instructor for the required undergraduate courses of Design Process and Methods (MAE 451) and Design Project (MAE 494).
Develop and implement innovative methods to engage industry and faculty to participate in supervising senior design projects.
Participate in the MAE Undergraduate Studies Committee to support the accreditation process for ABET, and support department initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants should have a Master’s degree in in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or closely related field and appropriate design experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Professional Engineering (PE) licensure; at least ten years of work experience; or a PhD degree in engineering or a related field, along with design experience.

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