Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - UPDATED
Northfield, VT 
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - UPDATED

About Norwich University:

Founded in 1819, Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). Today we are a diversified academic institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificates to adult learners online and to Corps and civilian lifestyle students on campus.

We are located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, only 20 minutes from the state capital, Montpelier, and three hours from Boston or Montreal.

Our excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, group life, and disability insurances, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, an employee assistance program, paid time off, use of the University pool and fitness center, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members. Some employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program on their Federal Student Aid Direct Loan balance.


Job Description:

The David Crawford School of Engineering of Norwich University invites applications for a one-year appointment to the Donald M. Wallace Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering beginning in July 2020 and ending in May 2021. The visiting position is funded by a gift from the estate of Donald M. Wallace, a Mechanical Engineering Professor at Norwich University for fifty-five years.

Responsibilities include teaching the theory and practice of mechanical engineering to undergraduate students and working with colleagues in the School.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in the Mechanical Engineering Program to include the following subject areas: Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Computer Aided Design and Analysis, Kinematics and Design of Machine Elements, Introduction to Engineering, Mechanical Measurements Laboratory, and advising Capstone Design Projects.


Requirements:

Preference will be given to candidates with established records of teaching excellence or experienced practitioners from industry. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related field, or an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with extensive teaching or industry experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.


Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at nuhr@norwich.edu for assistance.

All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.


Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications, curriculum vitae, list of three references (including names, telephone numbers, postal and email addresses), and a completed Norwich University Employment Application.

Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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