Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering
Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering
Location: Clemson, SC
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University invites applications to fill a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer with an anticipated start date of Fall 2023 or earlier. Candidates with extensive practice and expertise in mechanical engineering may be considered for the rank of Professor of Practice. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses in mechanical engineering on the main campus of the university and possibly some teaching at innovation campuses, such as CU-ICAR in Greenville, SC. Highly desirable candidates will have expertise and interest in teaching fundamental mechanical engineering courses with an emphasis in the broad subject areas of thermodynamics, fluids, mechanics, design, manufacturing, or dynamic systems and controls. The position will be appointed with a one-year contract, renewable annually, and with the promotion to Senior Lecturer after 5 years of excellent performance. Primary duties include teaching up to four courses, or equivalent, per semester and actively contributing to the undergraduate teaching mission of the department. In addition, part-time positions may be available.
The Department currently has 31 tenure-track/tenured faculty and 8 full-time non-tenure-track faculty. The Department is housed in modern research and education facilities with an enrollment of approximately 900 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Clemson University is a public, land-grant institution currently ranked among the top 30 national public universities by U.S. News and World Report and as a Tier 1 Research Institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The campus is in the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains between Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC in upstate South Carolina.
The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree or possess a master's degree with at least 10 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. The candidate must have a passion for teaching and communication skills to motivate over 50 students per class in a dynamic, interactive environment with an ability to engage students to effectively learn in a remote environment using virtual technology platforms. Preferred qualifications include experience in aerospace, robotics, power generation, HVAC, or other industry experience and a demonstrated record in engineering pedagogy. Applications from women, members of underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and persons with disabilities will be particularly welcomed.
Applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that includes a brief diversity and inclusion statement and brief statement of teaching interest via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/99264
Applications will be reviewed when received, and the search will continue until positions are filled. Additional departmental information is available at: http://www.clemson.edu/ces/me
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.