Professor, Department Chair - Aerospace, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering

  • California Baptist University
  • Riverside, CA
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

 Position Summary

The College of Engineering at California Baptist University, an evangelical Christian university affiliated with the California Southern Baptist Convention, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the Department of Aerospace, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering (AIM) beginning July 1, 2021. In addition to faculty responsibilities, a qualified candidate will perform Chair administration duties that include, but are not limited to, leading the faculty within AIM department, develop and implement the strategic long term plan for the department, assist in the recruitment of students and industry advisors, evaluate and monitor faculty and adjunct instruction, and participate in University events. The individual will have a good command of English, will be committed to the excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching in both lecture and laboratory environments, and have a passion for teaching and working with students. Additionally, interest and experience in leading teams of students in cross-cultural settings, joining in the development of curriculum and laboratories, and working with industry partners is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to support the mission of California Baptist University. For more information about specific requirements, please contact Dr. Phil van Haaster, current Department Chair of AIM at An application for the position must be submitted electronically through the University's website at Applicants should submit the following documentation in support of their application: a Curriculum Vitae or resume and a statement of their teaching philosophy.


A PhD in a closely related field is required.

Teaching Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a wide range of courses within College of Engineering.

Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

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