The Catholic University of America

Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The ME department seeks to fill an Associate or Assistant Professor tenure track position beginning August 21, 2017. Duties include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering, developing externally funded research programs, supervising both graduate and undergraduate students, and pursuing scholarly publications and professional activities.  Qualifications are an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and a strong background in one of the traditional subareas of mechanical engineering. 

The Catholic University of America, located in Washington D.C. is composed of 12 schools offering a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers BME (ABET accredited), MSE, and PhD programs, and enrolls approximately 160 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which can be found here.

Applications should include a cover letter that explains the applicant's interest in the position, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a complete resume, and a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how the applicant’s research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to the University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae, which can be found here.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment.   Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should upload a cover letter with a detailed resume, a clear statement of specific teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

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