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Lecturer in Discipline

Columbia University, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering Department

Job Title: Lecturer in Discipline
Job Location: New York , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-06-04
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Lecturer in Discipline
Columbia University

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for faculty at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. Lecturers in Discipline are full-time non-tenure track faculty members whose primary responsibility is teaching. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is committed to hiring outstanding teachers to support the growing needs of its exceptionally strong graduate and undergraduate programs. We seek exceptional candidates to teach interdisciplinary classes related to mechanical engineering design, product design, and the design processes itself, with applications across all mechanical engineering disciplines including robotics, mechatronics, mechanical systems, thermal systems and energy systems. The initial term of the appointment will be two years, with the possibility of reappointment.

Teaching responsibilities for lecturers include courses throughout the graduate and advanced undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum with a typical teaching load of two to three courses per semester. The following URL provides an overview of robotics and other design activities at Columbia University:

Job Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: a cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, brief summary of design and research experience, and three letters of recommendation. At least two of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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