Lehigh University, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

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Position ID:Lehigh-MEM-MEMTF2 [#27113]
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 / energy conversion, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermal Science, Thermodynamics
Starting Date:2024/08/15
Appl Deadline:2024/08/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/05)
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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 starting August 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 a graduate degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field before starting employment. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach core courses in statics, dynamics, strength of materials, design, manufacturing, thermal sciences, 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 April 1, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a teaching statement that describes instructional philosophy and courses that the candidate has taught or would want to develop; 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; and 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 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 here. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found here. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty.

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Bethlehem, PA 18015