Job ID: 199555

Assistant or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

University of Tennessee, Martin

  • Nov. 14, 2022
 
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • https://www.utm.edu/academics/depart...
  • University of Tennessee, Martin
    Martin, TN
 
  • Until Position is Filled
  • Aug. 1, 2023
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  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
 
 

Position Description:  A full-time tenure track position within the discipline of mechanical engineering, in the Department of Engineering, beginning August 2023, at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending on existing credentials and experience. Preference will be given to candidates with an expressed interest in serving as faculty advisor to the departmental hands-on senior capstone design projects and or similar student competition teams. Preference may be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to teach lower division undergraduate courses, as well as upper division courses such as vibrations, and numerical analysis.

 

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Teaching a full load (12 semester credit hours or equivalent) of a broad range of undergraduate mechanical engineering courses every fall and spring semester
  • Continuous improvement in undergraduate instruction
  • Academic advising every fall and spring semester
  • Departmental, university, and professional service
  • Scholarly activity and professional development

 

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Evaluating and improving curriculum, courses, and laboratories
  • Development of new, or revision of existing, undergraduate courses or laboratories
  • Advising and mentoring students in engineering professional societies such as SAE and ASME.
  • Advising and mentoring students in capstone senior design projects and or student competitions
  • Responding to specific departmental needs such as student recruitment activities
  • Other departmental needs as articulated by the Department Chair

 

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in mechanical engineering (or a related engineering discipline) is required for appointment on the faculty as an Assistant or Associate Professor. A B.S. degree from an ABET EAC accredited program (or a program certified as “substantially equivalent” by ABET) is preferred.  Candidates must have substantial professional experience as practicing engineers. Preference will be given to candidates with at least ten years of professional industry or government engineering experience. Preference will be given to candidates with an expressed interest in developing hands-on senior capstone design projects and or student competitions such as SAE Mini-Baja, SAE Aero Design, SAE Solar Car, or similar. Demonstrated English communications skills and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching are required.

 

Rank and Salary: Assistant or Associate of Engineering.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

 

Application:  Applicants must apply online through the Faculty Employment Opportunities page of the UTM HR website 

A letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, detailed resume or vita, and the names of three professional references, along with their contact information, must be attached. Any questions email Dr. Gregory H. Nail, Chair, ME Search Committee, gnail@utm.edu.  The review of applications will begin on 9 December 2022, and continue until the position is filled.


  • All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee at Martin affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its educational programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 544 University Street, #303, Martin, TN 38238, telephone 731-881-3505. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Benita Evans
    Engineering
    University of Tennessee, Martin
    20 Mt. Pelia Rd
    101 Johnson EPS Bldg
    Martin, TN 38238
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  • 731-881-7571
  • bevans11@utm.edu


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