Mechanical Engineering Tenure Track Faculty Position
The A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics & Industrial Engineering at
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty
position at the Assistant Professor level. The starting date will be August 2022, or as soon as
possible thereafter. Review of the applications will commence upon receipt and continue
until the position is filled. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in
Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. The Applicants preferred are those who
have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels
and the ability to establish and conduct independent research. Candidates with expertise in
the area of Thermo-Fluids with emphasis on CFD are preferred.
Lawrence Tech is a selective, focused university with Colleges of Architecture & Design,
Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Business & Information Technology. Of these,
Engineering is the oldest and largest, enrolling approximately 872 undergraduate and 197
graduate students. The College includes five departments: civil and architectural, electrical
and computer, mechanical-robotics-industrial, biomedical, and technology. Over a third of
LTU’s students enroll in evening programs, and the College serves both full-time and part-
time students. The University enjoys strong ties with many industries headquartered in the
region and is expanding graduate service, and applied research programs.
Lawrence Technological University’s A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics
and Industrial Engineering has 15 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 139 graduate
and close to 307 undergraduate students. The department offers the following degrees: B.S.
Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Industrial Engineering, B.S. Robotics Engineering, M.S.
Mechanical Engineering, M. S. Automotive Engineering, M.S. Mechatronic & Robotics
Engineering, Master of Engineering Management, M.S. Industrial Engineering, and a
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering.
Interested applicants are invited to send a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of research
and teaching interests and capabilities, and a list of four references to: Dr. Badih Jawad,
Chair, Department of Mechanical, Robotics & Industrial Engineering, Lawrence
Technological University, 21000 W. Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, Michigan 48075, and or e-