Job ID: 185877

Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering

Rice University: Brown School of Engineering

  • May 17, 2022
  • Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Rice University: Brown School of Engineering
    Houston, TX
  • Open until filled
  • July 1, 2022
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track lecturer position beginning July 1, 2022. The initial term of appointment is one academic year, which may be renewed contingent upon performance, availability of resources and the needs of programs. The successful candidate will teach three class sections per semester in courses or laboratories focused on mechanics, statics, dynamics, and/or CAD.  Service duties include student advising and outreach as well as participation in department committees with an undergraduate focus. Rice University is committed to a culturally diverse intellectual community. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from all genders and members of historically underrepresented groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.


Candidates must have a PhD degree in mechanical engineering conferred by June 2022,  be eligible to work in the U.S., and have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching. Familiarity with and/or interest in engineering education, undergraduate teaching at the introductory level, and curricular issues is preferred.

Application Instructions

Applicants should fill out an online application and submit (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a teaching statement, (3) a statement on diversity and outreach, and (4) the names, affiliations, and email addresses of three professional references.

  • Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

    Rice University Standard of Civility Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public.

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