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Professor Of Practice - Mechanical Engineering
Clemson University

Date Posted Jan. 18, 2019
Title Professor Of Practice - Mechanical Engineering
University Clemson University
Clemson, SC, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date May 2019
  • Professor
    Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Mechanical Engineering
Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering
Professor Of Practice - Mechanical Engineering

Location: 102 Fluor Daniel

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University invites applications to fill a full-time Professor-of-Practice position in Mechanical Engineering to begin May 2019. The position will be responsible for coordinating senior design projects and teaching course topics such as machine design, kinematics of machines, senior design, and other mechanical engineering related courses. The position will be appointed with a one-year contract, renewable annually. Primary duties include procuring and coordinating industry sponsored projects for the senior design course, teaching courses, and actively contributing to core graduate and undergraduate teaching missions of the Department. While the appointment is sought for the full-time position part-time position may be available.


The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree or possess a Master's degree with at least 10 years of teaching/research/industrial experience in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with potential to work in collaboration with colleagues in Mechanical Engineering as a teacher as well as a researcher.

The candidate must have the leadership and communication skills and good professional network to attract businesses to sponsor projects, and to motivate over 50 students per class in a dynamic, interactive environment. Applications from women, members of underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and persons with disabilities will be particularly welcomed.


Clemson University is using Interfolio's By Committee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. Applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that highlights their teaching philosophy and relevant experience via Interfolio.

Applications received before March 1, 2019 will be given full consideration. However, the search will continue until the positions are filled. Additional departmental information is available at:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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Contact Information

  • Alex Wall
    Mechanical Engineering
    Clemson University


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