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Assistant / Associate Professor - Mechatronics, Controls, and Design
Colorado State University

Date Posted Apr. 8, 2024
Title Assistant / Associate Professor - Mechatronics, Controls, and Design
University Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline May 12, 2024
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechatronics
    Mechanical Engineering

With almost 1,200 undergraduate students, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is the third largest major at Colorado State University. In support of this growth, the Department invites applications for a full-time Non-Tenure Track Faculty (NTTF) member to teach second, third, and fourth-year Mechanical Engineering courses, including MECH 201: Engineering Design I, MECH 202: Engineering Design II, MECH 231: Engineering Experimentation, MECH 307: Mechatronics & Measurement Systems and MECH 417: Control Systems. We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual who loves teaching and shares our dedication to excellence in undergraduate education.

The person selected for this position will be slotted into one of two NTTF working titles (Assistant Professor or Associate Professor) based on experience. Specifically, the selected individual who has a PhD and < 5 years of academic teaching experience will have a working title of Assistant Professor and the selected individual who has a PhD and > 5 years of academic teaching experience will have a working title of Associate Professor.

This position supports the educational mission of the Department and its commitment to provide high-quality educational opportunities. The Assistant / Associate Professor may be given responsibility for one or more undergraduate laboratories; responsible for the quality, efficacy and learning outcomes of experiments, and modification and change consistent with the Department’s goals. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop and teach new courses consistent with the academic goals of the Department and its students.

We are seeking individuals passionate about contributing to the department’s educational offerings and providing meaningful service to the university and the broader community. The role involves teaching and mentoring at various academic levels, from undergraduates to Ph.D. candidates, and actively shaping the future generation of engineers. Candidates with dedication to innovative teaching methodologies are highly encouraged.

  • Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

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Contact Information

  • Marco Ciarcia
    Mechanical Engineering
    Colorado State University
    1374 Campus Delivery
    Fort Collins, CO 80523


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