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Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice - Mechanical and Materials Engineering

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Date: Nov 14, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice

(Final Rank/Title commensurate with experience)

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

University of Cincinnati


The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for an open non-tenure track position at the level of an Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice to support its educational mission. The primary responsibility will be teaching selected mechanical engineering undergraduate courses to CEAS students at UC and advising FSAE (Formula SAE) team.  The undergraduate courses include but are not limited to:  Statics and Particle Dynamics, Solid Mechanics, System Dynamics and Vibrations, and Automotive Design.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a Master’s degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering or closely related field prior to effective date of the appointment.
  • Candidates must have at least ten (10) years of experience in industry-based mechanical engineering or related field.


Primary duties: Include advising FSAE team (fund-raise, coach the students in the team, participate in One or more FSAE competitions per year), course preparation and curriculum development, delivering lectures and instructing laboratories, holding office hours, grading and preparing assessment materials.  Additional responsibilities will include participation in service activities and duties assigned by Department Head as needed, such as membership in committees and interaction with External Advisory Board.


Appointment Details: Initial appointment is up to three years and may be renewed.  Anticipated work load is three courses per semester including FSAE advising which will be counted as one course each during fall and winter semesters.

Application Process: Create applicate profile in Success Factors. Apply to REQ 24161. You should attach the below documents to your APPLICATION.

  • Cover Letter
  • Current CV
  • List of references (3) – names and contact information. Should we move forward with your application we will contact references
  • One page narrative of teaching experiences and teaching philosophy


Additional Information: This search will remain open until the position is filled. Desired start date is August 15, 2019.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 34143


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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