Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, California State University, Long Beach

Position ID:CSULB-MAE-AP [#2992, 2085]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840-8305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mechanical Engineering / Mechanics
Appl Deadline:2014/01/17 finished (posted 2013/08/20, finished 2015/04/16, listed until 2014/02/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

California State University, Long Beach
College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Mechanics)

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 18, 2014 (Fall Semester)

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has an opening for an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. This is a tenure-track faculty position. We seek applicants who are interested in both teaching and research. The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for pursuing externally supported research and possess a strong interest in teaching and developing courses and labs. Faculty members are also expected to supervise student projects and theses, be active in technical and professional communities, and provide service to the university and the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2014. Specialization in the area of Mechanics. Demonstrated potential, effective teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. Evidence of successful independent research, scholarly and creative activities in related fields. Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the University/College level. Experience in teaching courses in the area of Mechanics. Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of research programs and curriculum in emerging and rapidly developing areas of Mechanics. Demonstrated ability to supervise student projects, develop courses and academic programs, update curriculum, supervise students' theses, and actively participate in academic governance. Demonstrated interest in contributing to the mission of the department, college, and university.


Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in or related to engineering mechanics, materials, and manufacturing, as well as undergraduate fundamental courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering. Develop new courses and laboratories; revise and update existing courses. Supervise student projects and theses. Write grant proposals and seek research funding; conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publication and external funding. Actively participate in department, college, university, and community service.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach welcomes and encourages diversity. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications. CV (including current e-mail address). A list of three to five current references or letters of recommendation. A copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Evidence of successful teaching (examples: syllabi, student evaluations, course handouts, exams), and a statement of teaching, research, and professional goals. Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three to five current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be submitted through:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin January 17, 2014. Position open until filled (or recruitment cancelled).

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(562) 985-1563
Leanne Hayes
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-8305

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