Lecturer Mechanical Engineering - #605593

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Flagstaff, AZ, USA
  • Oct 05, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer position in our program to begin August 15, 2022.

Outstanding candidates in Mechanical Engineering will be considered with preference given to candidates having engineering design, solid mechanics, and advanced manufacturing backgrounds.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching both lower- and upper-division undergraduate classes and laboratories, including Introduction to Engineering Design, Mechanical Engineering Senior Design I, and Mechanical Engineering Senior Design II (aka the Capstone sequence).

The ideal candidate will be able to also teach machine design, advanced manufacturing, kinematics, and vibrations, depending upon the candidate’s strengths and departmental needs. The ideal candidate will also have industry experience and will be able to maintain strong connections with our industry partners to secure industry sponsored Capstone projects. Student mentoring and advising, participation in department-level service, as well as course and program level assessment activities for accreditation will also be required.

The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching mission of the department, including mentoring of undergraduate students, develop undergraduate courses and laboratories to support existing and new degree programs, to teach effectively in-person and online, and perform service for the department, university, and profession.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering or in a closely related field conferred before August 15, 2022, and
  • at least three years of industry experience

Application Details

Application Deadline:

Review of applications will begin on October 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled or closed. 

Annual Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Additional Information:

One 9-month non-tenure track Lecturer position beginning August 15, 2022.

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NAU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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