Job ID: 171090


Tennessee Tech University

  • Nov. 3, 2021
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 1, 2022
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track lecturer position to begin August 1, 2022. Three-year contract renewable based on satisfactory performance review and availability of funding for the position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate-level courses in Mechanical Engineering.

Qualified candidates must possess at least a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution and have prior teaching or industrial experience in engineering-related studies. Qualified candidates must also provide evidence of ability to manage student projects and laboratory courses. Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and experience in teaching and/or research related to thermal and fluid science engineering. Preference will also be given to applicants having experience supporting student learning in curricular or extra-curricular activities. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Applicants must apply online at and will be required to electronically upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement on diversity equity and inclusion (added in required "Other Documents" slot), copy of all transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), a statement on teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references who will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter if selected for interview. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Review of applications will begin December 25, 2021, and will remain open until the position is filled.

  • Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Contact Information

  • Michelle Holm
    Mechanical Engineering
    Tennessee Tech University
    PO Box 5014
    Cookeville, TN 38505
  • 931-372-3255

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