The Catholic University of America

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

The Catholic University of America invites applications for a full-time clinical faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level starting on August 20, 2017. This is primarily a teaching position. Qualified candidates must possess a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and demonstrate effective teaching and communication skills.  They should have broad knowledge in a variety of sub-disciplines of engineering and have the ability to illustrate connects between theory and engineering practice. Our university prides itself on delivering a high quality individualized education to students in a research-oriented university that has a strong liberal arts tradition.  Candidate should be able to teach courses in a variety of engineering topics including engineering mechanics, design, fluid-thermal, or structures.  The successful candidate’s duties will include teaching both undergraduate and graduate engineering courses, and service to a department, School of Engineering and the University. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in mechanical, civil, or related engineering.

Applicants should prepare a cover letter that explains their interest in the position, a statement of teaching interests, a complete resume, and a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how the applicant’s 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. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be accepted until the position is filled. The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment.

Further inquiries about this position should be sent to search committee chair, Professor Joseph Vignola, of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue, N.E., Washington, DC 20064.

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission, which can be found here. The Catholic University of America is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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