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Job ID: 221663

Faculty, Mechanical Engineering
Mercer University

Date Posted Sep. 19, 2023
Title Faculty, Mechanical Engineering
University Mercer University
Macon, GA, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering


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Job Title:

Faculty, Mechanical Engineering



Mechanical Engineering



School Of Engineering


Primary Job Posting Location:

Macon, GA 31207



Additional Job Posting Locations:

(Other locations that this position could be based)



Job Details:

The Mercer University School of Engineering (MUSE) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Position in Mechanical Engineering, starting August 2024.



Candidates with expertise, scholarly interest, and an excellent capacity for undergraduate teaching and research at undergraduate and graduate levels in areas related to mechanical design, CAD/graphics tools, mechatronics, and manufacturing are of particular interest. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college level and professional consulting, or industrial experience. Experience with professional organizations such as ABET, ASEE, ASME, etc., is desirable. The position requires a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels, integrating service and research, and scholarship focused on the institution’s educational mission. An ability and interest to conduct research with undergraduates is highly desired. It would be expected this faculty member to teach both undergraduate and occasionally graduate courses. Undergraduate course expectations are fundamental and departmental engineering courses such as senior design, engineering graphics with CAD, machine design, dynamics, solid mechanics and related courses, among others.



An earned Ph.D. and B.S. from an accredited college/university in mechanical engineering or a closely related field (or evidence that the Ph.D. will be complete by August 2024) is required. Those with industry experience and/or professional registration are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service, scholarship and undergraduate research focused on support of the institution’s educational mission.


Additional Information:

Mercer University’s signature Mercer On Mission Program ( offers faculty unique opportunities to develop and lead sustainable international service and research projects with Mercer students and host-community collaborators.


Mercer’s undergraduate engineering program is ABET/EAC accredited using a core curriculum model. The School of Engineering offers both Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering degrees with specializations in biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, and mechanical as well as engineering-related programs in cyber systems, technical communications and industrial management. The undergraduate curriculum is dynamic, innovative, broadly based, and includes the option of an integrated BSE/MSE degree program for qualified candidates. Total engineering enrollment is over 750 students.


Mercer University is a private and comprehensive university and includes the Mercer Engineering Research Center in nearby Warner Robins, GA. The metropolitan Macon area, located 90 miles south of Atlanta, has a population of 250,000 and enjoys a four-season climate and a wealth of nearby historic, cultural, and recreational attractions.


Selection of the final candidate is contingent on a successful background check.


Interested and qualified individuals desiring to join the school’s dedicated faculty should complete the brief online application and attach 1) a cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and 4) a list of four professional references. Review of applicants will begin October 31, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Visit the School of Engineering website at for more information.


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Job Family:

Faculty Engineering


EEO Statement:



Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.




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Contact Information

  • Loren Sumner
    Mechanical Engineering
    Mercer University


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