Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering
Washington State University
The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Scholarly Assistant Professor for the Mechanical Engineering Program at Everett, WA. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position, with an academic year (nine-month) appointment.
The incumbent will join approximately 40 instructional faculty members in the School of MME, which has 900 undergraduate students, 120 PhD students and 50 MS students in Pullman, Everett and Bremerton. WSU-Everett is housed in a recently built 95,000-square foot building costing $64 million, next to the Everett Community College, and enrolls transfer students who obtain the BSME degree. For information about WSU Everett, visit everett.wsu.edu. More information about WSU and MME can be found at www.mme.wsu.edu.
Duties entail: (1) teaching up to three Mechanical Engineering (ME) courses per semester at the WSU ME program at Everett, some of which may also be remotely delivered to ME programs in Bremerton and Pullman, and (2) service in support of departmental activities. Service duties may include coordinating and maintaining instructional laboratory equipment, mentoring undergraduate students, advising student clubs, linking with local K-12 schools for student recruitment, interacting with local industry and soliciting industry-supported design projects, serving on internal committees with Pullman faculty, as well as other duties assigned by the School Director.
QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related engineering field, is required prior to the start of the appointment. Successful candidates must demonstrate potential for and commitment to teaching of a wide variety of undergraduate mechanical engineering courses in the field of Thermal and Fluid systems, Mechanical System Design, Control and Mechatronics, and associated laboratory courses. Experience in classroom teaching and familiarity with the operation of University-based Engineering Programs is desirable. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. Commitment to enhancing the diversity of the School’s faculty and students is expected.
Application: Applications must be submitted online at www.wsujobs.com and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and interests, and contact information for three references. Review of applications begins immediately, and priority will be given to applications received by Sept. 15, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Timeline: Screening of applicants will begin August 17th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.