Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

ID: 7054867
Posted: December 16, 2018

Job Description

Job Summary
The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning Fall, 2019. Expertise in either robotics or mechatronics is preferred, but candidates in other emerging areas, such as biomechanical engineering, will also be considered and are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have broad laboratory expertise with measurement techniques and instrumentation used in all areas of mechanical engineering. They will join a department within the School of Engineering and Applied Science that offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering and that is committed to a rigorous curriculum, excellent facilities, small classes, attentive advising, and close and congenial contact with students.
The responsibilities of the position include teaching, professional development, advising, and academic citizenship and service. Promotion and tenure are based on demonstrated and continued excellence in these four evaluation categories: teaching, professional development, advising, and academic citizenship and service.

Essential Functions
Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or in a closely related technical field, with at least one degree must be in Mechanical Engineering.
• Demonstrated broad laboratory expertise in techniques and instrumentation used in all areas of mechanical engineering.

Desired Qualifications
• P.E. license.
• Relevant teaching experience.
• Engineering experience in industry or government.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please visit our website at Applicants are required to complete an online application and submit (1) a cover letter (2) a curriculum vitae (3) a statement of teaching philosophy (4) a statement of research objectives and (5) name and contact information for at least three references. Questions about this position may be directed via email to Dr. Massimo “Max” Capobianchi, For full consideration, applications must be received by January 7, 2019, at 11:59PM, PST. For assistance with your online application, call (509) 313-5996.

EEO Statement
Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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