Job ID: 197595

Lecturer (all ranks) in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering

Arizona State University

  • Oct. 25, 2022
  • Lecturer (all ranks) in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering
  • School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
  • Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy seek applicants for appointments made at the Principal Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Lecturer position in the area of Aerospace and/or Mechanical Engineering. Appointment will be at the rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2023. 

The School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy (SEMTE) houses undergraduate and graduate programs in Aerospace, Chemical, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering.  SEMTE is one of the seven schools within the Fulton Schools of Engineering, one of the largest and most innovative engineering research and workforce preparation college in the nation.  The college, which serves a large and diverse student body, is a recognized leader in engineering education and is committed to teaching excellence.  Support for the teaching mission is provided through the Fulton mentorship and Community of Practice workshops.

Teaching faculty members in the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering programs are expected to develop and adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of large-enrollment undergraduate and graduate courses in both immersion and online settings. The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering supports its teaching faculty in these efforts by offering many resources through the Learning and Teaching Hub. These resources include best-practices seminars hosted by the Teaching Community of Practice, guidance for general Course Development, and information about leveraging Learning Technology, among others. Additional expectations include supervising undergraduate and master’s student research and projects, and undertaking service activities. 



Required qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment


Desired qualifications:  

  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: aeronautical or astronautical engineering, mechanics, product design, autonomous systems and control
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate’s experience and rank
  • A commitment on delivering courses in multiple technology-enhanced formats
  • A commitment to curriculum development and innovative pedagogy


 Application Instructions

Application deadline is November 28, 2022.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position.  Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum)
  • Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging* (two pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three references


*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to continuous innovation, student success, faculty excellence, and cultivation of an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and promotes belonging. The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter. 

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Valana Wells via email at

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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