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Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering

Central College

Job Title: Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Job Location: Pella , IA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Date Posted: 2017-06-14

Job Description

Assistant Professor OR Lecturer

(Mechanical Engineering)
CENTRAL COLLEGE
Pella, Iowa

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor or Lecturer position (tenure-line) beginning August 2017.

Central College seeks a dynamic faculty member to engage with undergraduate students as they pursue a B.S. in engineering. Three new recently designed laboratories will be ready in August 2017 which includes a new mechanical engineering laboratory, electrical engineering laboratory, and a senior capstone design studio.

Central's physics department currently offers a B.S. in Engineering and B.A. in physics. The department is comprised of dynamic and dedicated faculty who work collegially with each other and students to support teaching and learning. Students benefit from the one-on-one attention provided by faculty devoted to teaching and working with students.The department prepares students for industrial jobs, graduate school and research, teaching, engineering jobs and other technical areas. 95% of Central graduates who apply to engineering graduate programs are admitted into their 1st or 2nd choice of engineering graduate schools. 84% of physics graduates enter graduate school within one year of leaving Central College. For more information please visit our website at https://www.central.edu/academics/majors/engineering/

Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America that began in 1916. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the Iowa Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake.


Job Requirements

The successful Assistant Professor candidate will have a Ph.D. (ABD may apply) in Mechanical Engineering (or a related area) and strong teaching skills; a successful Lecturer will have at least a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Central's new faculty colleague will be expected to teach Engineering Graphics, Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, and Engineering Materials, Heat Transfer and MATLAB for Engineers. Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment. Additionally, candidates will be expected to contribute to program development and assessment, advising and mentoring of students, and engaging in scholarship and service that contributes to the institution and profession.

Information and Application Process Instructions

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
To apply for this position visit http://www.central.edu/jobseekers/.Review of applications will begin June 30 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates recommended for employment are subject to a background check. Please submit the following materials online:
1. a letter of application relating your qualifications to the position at a liberal arts, residential college
2. a curriculum vita
3. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
4. a one-page statement of teaching philosophy

Three confidential letters of reference addressing the candidate's qualifications for this opportunity at a liberal arts college can be sent electronically to centraldean@central.edu or mailed to: Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219.

Central College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a diverse community. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Central College is a drug/tobacco free workplace. Academic positions at Central College use E-verify.


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