The University of Hartford invites applications to fill a full-time non-tenure-track Clinical/Applied Teaching position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) has departments of Mechanical Engineering, Civil/Environmental/Biomedical Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, and Architecture. The Mechanical Engineering Department offers ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering (including concentrations in acoustics, energy engineering and sustainable design, and manufacturing); Mechanical Engineering Technology; and a unique Interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Acoustical Engineering/Music; as well as Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering. At the University of Hartford Clinical/Applied Teaching Faculty teach and perform university service, but their primary contribution to their disciplines is in the area of application and/or practice. Their expertise as professionals enriches the education of our students, and they will be expected to remain on the leading edge of their areas of practice. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Mechanical Engineering, specifically in graphic communication, computer aided design, solid modeling and capstone design projects. The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations, to encouraging under-represented minorities in STEM disciplines, and conversant in multicultural issues are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Hartford provides special research and community opportunities pertaining to diverse populations, and as such the mechanical engineering program has an excellent record of working with diverse communities in the greater Hartford area. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Our new five year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission is available at www.hartford.edu Review of applications will begin immediately. However, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications no later than January 20, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted after this date at the discretion of the search committee until the position is filled. A complete application consists of 1) a cover letter; 2) a current curriculum vita; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) a diversity statement; and 5) the names of at least three references with contact information. Interested applicants should apply online at Cover letters may be addressed to Mechanical Engineering Search Committee Chair. The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. EEO/AA/M/F/D/VRequirements
Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. Candidates must have a background and expertise in the areas of engineering graphics, graphic communications, solid modelling, and digital simulation. Experience with 3D printing as well as software such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks and ANSYS or similar, will be an advantage.