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Faculty, Assistant/Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Sep. 12, 2018
Title Faculty, Assistant/Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Spring 2019
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  • Associate Professor
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Faculty, Assistant/Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


The Engineering Department ( at Utah Valley University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin Spring 2019. The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and be expected to teach undergraduate mechanical engineering courses.
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.
Will support department, university, and community through service such as committees and special projects. Fully support the university and program level accreditation efforts. Engage in scholarly activities, including research and keeping current in the latest developments in the field.

Required Qualifications:

B.S. and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related areas with emphasis in Systems and Control OR Materials, Manufacturing, and Design. (PhD must be completed by the day classes begin.)

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.
  • Knowledge and experience with supervision of undergraduate or industrial research projects.
  • 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:

Teaching and professional experience.
Minimum of 3 three years of teaching with demonstrable experience in the field of Systems and Control specialization or Materials, Manufacturing and Design.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift 10 lbs.

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: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC31318

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Open Date: 09/11/2018

Review Start Date: 10/11/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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