[robotics-worldwide] Teaching Faculty position in Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Steve Collins stevecollins at cmu.edu
Thu Sep 5 10:59:17 PDT 2013


Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME)
invites applications for an open Assistant Teaching professor
(non-tenure track) position in the area of Mechanical Engineering,
with a focus on teaching students pursuing undergraduate and masters
level degrees. Exceptionally well-qualified applicants will also be
considered at the Associate Teaching professor (non-tenure track)
level. The ME Department at Carnegie Mellon offers a uniquely
flexible, yet challenging undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor
of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. The Department also
offers a flexible Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a
unique professional degree in Product Innovation (Master of Product

The ME faculty consists of approximately 30 (total) faculty.  The
Department hosts about 350 undergraduate students (total) and about
310 graduate students (total).

We seek an enthusiastic and dynamic teaching professor to teach a
broad range of courses in the area of design.  The emphasis is on
design methods and practice, including product development and
innovation. In addition to required courses in the undergraduate and
Master of Product Development programs, it is expected that the new
faculty member will offer a number of elective courses in the area of
design and innovation. The expected teaching responsibility for this
position is the equivalent of six full courses per year (three each
semester).  It is expected that the new faculty member will teach
effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within the
Department, help to advise students (a requirement of all faculty
members), and serve on department, college and university committees,
among other activities as required.  Applicants are required to hold a
doctorate in mechanical engineering or related field. Applications
from members of groups traditionally underrepresented on engineering
faculties are encouraged.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue
until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a resume, statement of teaching interests,
list of courses they could teach effectively, and a list of at least
three references.  Applications should be submitted in either .zip
format or in a single .pdf document.  Paper applications will not be
accepted. Applications should be submitted

Carnegie Mellon University is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V.

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