University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

Position ID:UK-College of Engineering-LME [#12192]
Position Title: Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Position Location:Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/09/28, finished 2019/02/13, listed until 2019/03/28)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering. This is a non tenure-track faculty position, with duties oriented primarily towards undergraduate instruction in mechanical engineering. The initial appointment will be for two years and is renewable. The anticipated start date is August 2019.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering (or closely related field). Priority will be given to individuals with significant prior industrial experience and those who hold professional licensure. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching experimentation (ME 310/311), CAD (ME 205), and capstone design courses (ME 411/412) in the mechanical engineering curriculum. Applicants should have strong written and oral communication skills and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.

In addition to the regular nine-month appointment, the successful candidate may have an opportunity to teach an experimentation or CAD course during the summer.

Candidates should apply for the position on-line at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Submit PDF files consisting of a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, and a detailed statement of teaching philosophy. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application.

For more information, contact Prof. Tim Wu, Information on the UK Mechanical Engineering program can be found at:

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
College of Engineering
351 Ralph G. Anderson Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0503

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