The Swanson School of
Engineering, University of Pittsburgh is seeking an outstanding candidate to
fill a non-tenure stream faculty position in the Department of Mechanical
Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) with the principal duty of teaching. The
successful candidate is expected to teach up to 12 credit hours per semester.
Applicants must possess a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Applicants
with prior teaching experience in an engineering program are particularly
encouraged to apply. In addition, research experience in such areas as
engineering education or the development of outreach programs to pre-college
students, and relevant industrial/practical experience is desired. The
successful candidate should be able to teach a variety of the core courses in the
MEMS Department, including statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials,
thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, mechanical design, and mechanical measurements.
The ability to develop and teach upper level electives and graduate courses is an
added benefit. Other responsibilities may include student advising and
other administrative duties. The position is for the
academic year, with the potential of some summer teaching, and will be eligible
for renewal on an annual basis.
Interested applicants should submit a cover
letter, a detailed resume, statements describing teaching and research
interests and plans, and the names and contact information for at least three
references in a single PDF file, to firstname.lastname@example.org
for the Mechanical Engineering position.
Applications will be
considered until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled