Lehigh University, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

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Position ID:Lehigh-MEM-TFME [#25303]
Position Title: Teaching Faculty in Mechanical Engineering
Position Type:Teaching stream faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mechanical Engineering / Thermodynamics, energy conversion, Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science, Heat Transfer
Starting Date:2024/02/01
Appl Deadline:2023/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/08/09, finished 2024/04/06)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Open Rank Teaching Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics (MEM) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track teaching faculty position in Mechanical Engineering to start January 2024. Lehigh has multiple ranks for teaching faculty, and the successful candidate will be hired into a rank commensurate with their experience. Candidates must hold an MS/PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a directly related field before starting employment.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach core courses in thermal sciences such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, renewable energy, energy conversion processes, and elective courses in their areas of interest. Teaching faculty may also advise undergraduate students and participate in departmental service. The successful candidate will create opportunities for broadening participation and support an inclusive and equitable environment in which a diverse student body can thrive.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their materials at Academic Jobs Online. Candidates should submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; and a teaching statement that describes instructional philosophy and courses that the candidate has taught or would want to develop. Candidates should also provide a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement that describes prior DEI experience and the candidate’s vision for enhancing the community and culture at Lehigh, along with contact information for at least three references. Questions concerning this search may be sent to Barbara McGuire at: bcm208@lehigh.edu

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career.


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Bethlehem, PA 18015