Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - York College of PA

The Mechanical Engineering program at York College of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2023. Technical areas of interest include the broad area of thermal sciences, including fluid mechanics.

Successful candidates will teach a range of mechanical engineering courses to engineering majors. Faculty often oversee independent study projects, senior design projects, visit students on co-op assignments and teach special topics courses or electives in their specialization area. Faculty are also active in curriculum and laboratory development, as well as community engagement projects and service.

Our engineering programs are characterized as hands-on with small class sizes and extensive student/faculty interactions. Our collegial faculty prioritize mentorship of students and support one another in our programs’ goals. Students participate in three semesters of engineering work in an industry setting as part of our co-operative learning program prior to graduation. This gives our students valuable experience that they can then apply in their classroom learning.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Candidates must have the interest and ability to teach a variety of undergraduate engineering courses. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching, advising, scholarly activity, and ongoing college service. Candidates with either prior teaching or industry experience are highly encouraged.

Interested candidates should electronically submit the following: a cover letter with a description of relevant experience, a resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of at least three references. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022. Applications should be received by and/or before December 16, 2022.

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