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Non-Tenure Stream Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

Non-Tenure Stream Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

Tenure Type: Non-Tenure
Department: MEMS

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 pitt-mems-search@engr.pitt.edu 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 Employer. 

Contact Name: Sally S. Johnson
Contact Email: pitt-mems-search@engr.pitt.edu