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Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Senior Lecturer Positions in Mechanical Engineering (pci111031)

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The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for two senior lecturer positions in Mechanical Engineering.

The minimum requirement is a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, and five years of experience in industry or academia. Candidates must have a passion for undergraduate and graduate education. The successful candidates will also participate in departmental administration. Senior lecturer position #1 (SL1) will devote time to teaching, with emphasis on project based instruction and design courses, career guidance and developing partnerships with industry leading to internship opportunities.Senior lecturer position #2 (SL2) will devote time to teaching, with emphasis on lower division engineering courses, and departmental service. Experience advising student organizations, and supervising national student competitions in mechanical engineering is desirable.

Created in the Fall of 2008, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is a key component of the university's growth strategy. The successful candidates will have a unique opportunity to shape this nascent department. The department has grown from 10 students in 2008 to 380 students in fall 2011, including 30 graduate students. The department is organized in the following core areas of mechanical engineering: dynamic systems & control, manufacturing & design innovation, mechanics & materials, and thermal & fluid sciences. The School's 10-year strategic plan is online at http://ecs.utdallas.edu/about/major-initiatives.html.

The University of Texas at Dallas is situated in Richardson, one of the most attractive suburbs of the Dallas metropolitan area with several hundred high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus. Opportunities for joint university-industry interaction are outstanding. It is expected that one of the senior lecturer positions will contribute to developing university-industry interactions.

For additional information, contact Dr. Mario A. Rotea, Search Committee Chair, at rotea@utdallas.edu.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation.

To apply for this position, applicants should submit a cover letter indicating the position number of interest (SL1 or SL2), their current curriculum vitae, a narrative of relevant experience, a statement of teaching interests, and the names and contact information for three professional references via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2011

This position is closed and no longer accepting applications. This page is still available for reference.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.