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The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering (pcq131216)

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) invites applications for a senior lecturer position in Mechanical Engineering.

The minimum requirement is a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, and three years of experience in industry or academia. Candidates must have a passion for engineering education and demonstrated ability to contribute to the success of students. The selected candidate will devote time to teaching, with emphasis on project-based learning within the BSME degree program. Experience advising student organizations, and supervising teams of engineering students is desirable.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is among the fastest growing programs at UTD. The department was established in 2008, and currently has over 600 students enrolled, including 90 graduate students. The department currently has 14 tenured-system faculty members, and 4 senior lecturers. The department offers ABET-accredited BS, as well as MS and PhD degree programs in mechanical engineering.

Located in North Texas, home to hundreds of technology, large defense manufacturing and systems integrations companies, Jonsson School students have ample opportunities for real-world, hands-on training in fields relevant to their futures. This past year, companies and organizations such as Atmos Energy, Frito-Lay, Halliburton, Lennox International, Texas Instruments and UT Southwestern Medical Center participated in mechanical engineering UTDesign, the Jonsson School’s award-winning, corporate-sponsored capstone senior design program. Opportunities exist to further the relationships developed through UTDesign, and to develop additional joint university-industry partnerships.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application. For additional information, please send email to meslsearch@utdallas.edu.

To apply for this position, applicants should submit a cover letter, 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: Dec 16, 2013

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