The Mechanical Engineering Department at the College of Engineering at Temple University serves 18 full-time faculty members, approximately 600 undergraduate students, and 50 graduate students. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET as well as several graduate degrees. Temple University is a Carnegie-classified doctoral university at the top tier of highest research activity and is a comprehensive urban institution located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Temple is home to a diverse population of nearly forty-thousand full-time students with seventeen distinct schools and colleges, including five professional schools.

As the largest department in the fastest growing college at Temple, the department is looking to grow with several open positions. 

Tenure Track Faculty: Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University has two positions available for tenure track or tenured faculty members at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor with the expected start date of Fall 2018. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field; these candidates must be able to develop significant research programs and provide effective instruction at undergraduate and graduate levels in mechanical engineering.  Applicants with expertise relevant to one of the following two areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Robotics including applications in automation, controls and manufacturing
  • Energy including storage, transport, conversion, and use of energy

Having at least two years of research experience after PhD is preferred. Senior appointments will be considered for applicants with demonstrated scholarship, including a strong record of securing and conducting externally funded research. Salaries are competitive and significant resources have been allocated for start-up.

Applicants should send a pdf file that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, a brief description of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of four references to MeHire18@temple.edu.  All applications submitted by February 28, 2018, will receive full consideration. However, the positions will remain open until filled.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty: Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University has an opening for a non-tenure track faculty position with an anticipated start date of Fall 2018.  Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or in a closely related field. Practical experience in industry or non-academic research institutions will be viewed favorably. Applicants with background in teaching fluid mechanics and fluids laboratory are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering, supervising capstone (senior design) projects, pedagogical innovation and scholarship, curriculum development, and program coordination.

This is a non-tenure-track renewable open-rank position with excellent benefits and the possibility of a long-term contract based on performance. Senior appointments at the Associate and Full Professor of Instruction rank will be considered for applicants with a strong record of teaching and curriculum development as well as demonstrated pedagogical scholarship. Temple has an active network of non-tenure track faculty dedicated to effective teaching supported by excellent resources including the Center for the Advancement for Teaching.

Applicants should send a pdf file that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief description of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to MeHire18@temple.edu.  All applications submitted by February 28, 2018, will receive full consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled.

 

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.  Applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.