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University of Rochester Asst Professor (Non-Tenure) in Rochester, New York

NTT Mechanical Engineering 2019-20
Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Rochester invites applications for a non-tenure, instructional track full time faculty position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Applicants must be dedicated teachers with outstanding educational accomplishments in broad areas of mechanical engineering including design, modern simulation techniques including finite element, finite difference and multi-body dynamics, familiarity in both solid and fluid mechanics, energy and precision engineering and contemporary manufacturing techniques. This faculty position includes responsibilities primarily in undergraduate instruction, with opportunities to participate in graduate education, as well as in collaborative and independent research. The individual will also be required to participate in various departmental committees as well as advise undergraduates. A preference will be given to those applicants with a strong record of instruction, course development and hands-on lab experience. The successful candidate should anticipate excellent interactions with faculty, staff and undergraduate mechanical engineering students. The mechanical engineering department is located in the Hopeman Engineering Building on the University’s River Campus. Additional information can be found on our web page at:

The initial appointment will be for 2 years and is renewable. The anticipated start date is July 2020.

Minimum requirements: PhD degree preferably in mechanical engineering and previous teaching experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a single PDF file consisting of the following:

  • Letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae
  • Detailed statement of teaching philosophy
  • List of courses where you participated in instruction, class size, staff (TA’s, graders, etc.)Please include your level of responsibility for instruction and course development. Include at least 2 references that are familiar with your teaching experiences.

The department is fully committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

EOE / Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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