Drexel University — Assistant / Associate / Full Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor
Requisition 494962 – MEM COE

Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City
Categories: College of Engineering, Drexel University

About Drexel
Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Overview:
The College of Engineering at Drexel University invites applicants with a strong background in Mechanical Engineering for appointment as full-time non-tenure track Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor within the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics. The ideal candidate will be expected to have a strong background and experience in design and modeling as well as standard and advanced manufacturing. The candidate should be capable of working with the department leadership team to develop and articulate a vision that will sustain and advance the efforts and facilities of the department in the manufacturing and design area. A willingness to further the department’s strides in undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and graduate education is required as well as the flexibility to advance online, face to face and hybrid instruction modes. A willingness to collaborate with the various other units in the College and University on interdisciplinary projects is also required. This is a nine-month or twelve-month non-tenure track appointment. Renewal is dependent upon evolving academic program needs, budget and performance. However, the department and the college are committed to investing in advanced manufacturing at all degree levels. The position is intended to be long term with the successful candidate becoming an active member and leader of the program and participating in program planning, curriculum development, and outreach efforts. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will be responsible for instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate level that includes design, analysis, prototyping and final production of engineering parts and assemblies. The candidate will also have the opportunity to engage in scholarly research. Teaching will occur at Drexel University’s Main Campus, primarily face-to-face but scheduling may include some day, evening, and/or online classes. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer courses for extra compensation.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
At least 3 years (or equivalent) of teaching experience, and rank commensurate with additional experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:
The applicant must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, demonstrated leadership abilities and academic experience and a proven record of effective teaching and professional service. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of, or commitment to, scholarly achievement and excellence.
Desirable teaching qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching, excellent verbal and written communication skills, interest in a highly collaborative faculty environment. Significant relevant design, engineering, and advanced manufacturing industry experience is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated leadership skills, exemplary service, and civic engagement record.

Job Location:
University City

Special Instructions:

Please be sure to upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Additional Required Documents:
• Names and contact information of three references.
• A copy of academic transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)

Please apply online at: http://careers.drexel.edu/cw/en-us/job/494962?lApplicationSubSourceID=

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.