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Part-Time Lecturer in Mechanics
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Part-Time Lecturer in Mechanics
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering: School of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tufts University is seeking candidates to teach an in-person sophomore level statics and strength of materials course in the fall 2022 semester. The preferred course time is Monday and Wednesday from 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM, but scheduling flexibility may be possible for exceptional candidates.

The department, which is dedicated to growing its research base while maintaining excellence in teaching, has core disciplines in four areas: (1) Thermal Fluid Systems, (2) Material Mechanics and Processing, (3) Robotic, Aeronautic and Automated Systems, and (4) Product Design and Human Factors. Full description at

Tufts School of Engineering (SOE) distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.



We are looking for experienced engineers with strong teaching and communication skills. Advanced degree or equivalent industry experience is required, PhD is preferred. We will give preference to engineers who have previously demonstrated exceptional teaching skills.


Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and previous teaching evaluations (if available) electronically via Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate attention to diversity and inclusion as it relates to teaching and scholarship throughout their application. Review of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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