The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics (MEM) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track teaching faculty position in Mechanical Engineering to start January 2024. Lehigh has multiple ranks for teaching faculty, and the successful candidate will be hired into a rank commensurate with their experience. Candidates must hold an MS/PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a directly related field before starting employment.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach core courses in thermal sciences such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, renewable energy, energy conversion processes, and elective courses in their areas of interest. Teaching faculty may also advise undergraduate students and participate in departmental service. The successful candidate will create opportunities for broadening participation and support an inclusive and equitable environment in which a diverse student body can thrive.
Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their materials at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25303. Candidates should submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; and a teaching statement that describes instructional philosophy and courses that the candidate has taught or would want to develop. Candidates should also provide a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement that describes prior DEI experience and the candidate’s vision for enhancing the community and culture at Lehigh, along with contact information for at least three references. Questions concerning this search may be sent to Barbara McGuire at: firstname.lastname@example.org