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Faculty, Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Feb. 20, 2019
Title Faculty, Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty, Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)


The Engineering Department at Utah Valley University invites applications for a faculty lecturer position in Mechanical Engineering to begin January 2019. The successful candidate will hold a B.S. and Ph.D. (ABD accepted) in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising, and laboratory development. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate mechanical engineering courses, particularly in systems and control or materials, manufacturing and design. Will teach students to understand and appreciate mechanical engineering topics. Design courses and prepare instructional materials. Cultivate a student-centered learning environment, and help students succeed. Assess teaching results and apply results to improve courses, curriculum, and teaching effectiveness. Applicant should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications along with a resume, and names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Required Qualifications:

B.S. and Ph.D. (ABD accepted) in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related areas. Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, advising, and course and laboratory development. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques, student management, motivation, evaluation and assessment of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation, current trends in technical education, cooperative work experience programs, and student recruitment.
Skills in interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making.
Skills in presentation of course materials and learning experiences.
Expertise in teaching subjects related to general mechanical engineering topics.
Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to engage, motivate, and evaluate students.
Ability to deal with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and changing institution.
Experience in developing and teaching courses.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Ability to teach in a classroom setting

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC36718 College Engineering/Technology Faculty

Open Date: 11/20/2018

Review Start Date: 11/26/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please submit 3 professional references within the application.

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Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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