at The Catholic University of America in Washongton, DC (United States)
The Catholic University of America is located in Washington D.C. and is composed of 12 schools offering a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers BME (ABET accredited), MSE, and PhD programs, and enrolls approximately 160 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. For more information about the department please visit http://mechanical.cua.edu.
We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which can be found here: https://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm].
Duties include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechanical Engineering, developing externally-funded research programs, supervising both graduate and undergraduate students, and pursuing scholarly publications and professional activities. Qualifications for this position are an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and a strong background in one of the traditional subareas of mechanical engineering. Additionally, candidates should have the ability to motivate and inspire students through effective teaching and communications, demonstrate the potential to establish an externally-funded research program, and have a strong record of scholarly publications.
Applications should include a cover letter that explains the applicant's interest in the position, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a complete resume, and a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how the applicant’s research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to the University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae, which can be found here: http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/apost_constitutions/documents/hf_jp-ii_apc_15081990_ex-corde-ecclesiae.html
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should upload a cover letter with a detailed resume, a clear statement of specific teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references to http://engineering.cua.edu/facultyapp/mechanical
Further inquiries about this position should be sent to Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue, N.E., Washington, DC 20064, or contact the department Administrative Assistant, Mrs. Ruth Hicks, at email@example.com or 202-319-5170.