Detailed Job Description The Mechanical Engineering Department at Rochester Institute of Technology is seeking applicants for an open Lecturer position who have a strong commitment to engineering education, student mentoring, and who are focused on the success of students both inside and outside of the classroom. This is a teaching position, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop various mechanical engineering courses and laboratories in accordance with their area of expertise. Applicants should have the ability to support corelecture and laboratory courses as well as upper-level elective and graduate courses such as: Programming for Engineers, Materials Science, Statics, Strength of Materials, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, System Dynamics, Classical Control Systems, Engineering Analysis, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Measurements Laboratory and Engineering Applications Laboratory. Additionally, lecturers assist student design teams, advise students, participate on departmental committees, and engage in continuous personal professional development. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
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Department/College Description Mechanical engineering is a broad discipline, covering topics that include aerodynamics, medical devices, energy systems, system control, robotics, new product development, materials development, structural integrity, manufacturing, automotive systems, and space vehicle systems. The mechanical engineering department offers a solid foundation in mechanical engineering fundamentals with options for students to concentrate their studies in several specific areas of engineering.
Required Minimum Qualifications
PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or terminal degree in a closely related field
Strong commitment to working with students and teaching excellence
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated aptitude for instruction and development of instructional materials
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 7650BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae and cover letter addressing the listed qualifications.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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