The Division of Engineering and Mathematics in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) invites applications for non-tenure track Lecturer Part-Time positions in Mechanical Engineering. We seek two candidates to join our faculty on at least a part-time (50%) basis for a 9-month service period. Appointments may be 1-5 years, renewable, and are not tenure eligible. The start date is September 16, 2020.
Lecturers within the Division contribute primarily to teaching and service. All faculty share an essential commitment to excellence in teaching and enhancing learning opportunities for a diverse student population. A successful candidate will join a team that is enthusiastically committed to student access and excellence. Attending professional development opportunities offered by the School of STEM is encouraged. For information about the division and school, please see our website at https://www.uwb.edu/stem.
Instructional responsibilities for these positions are focused, but not limited to, at least one of the two areas listed below.
Core mechanical engineering classes in thermal fluids, materials science, machining, and computer aided design, some of which can include labs. This emphasis requires a demonstrated ability to use basic laboratory instruments, material testing apparatus, and a variety of advanced machining/manufacturing equipment.
Our year-long senior Capstone sequence, which includes the topics of entrepreneurship, innovation, human centered design, patenting and regulatory issues, business plan development, and project management, among other topics in the sphere of product development. This emphasis requires a demonstrated ability to identify, recruit, and manage capstone projects and associated student teams and demonstrated background in translational/commercialization efforts in biotech/biomed that includes associated pedagogical efforts.
Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement https://www.uwb.edu/diversity.
Post-baccalaureate education such as an M.S. or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related fields (or foreign equivalent), or documented relevant professional experience, by the date of hire.
Two years of experience teaching and/or mentoring in Mechanical Engineering.
Demonstrated ability to teach at least one of the two class categories listed above.
Please submit the following application materials. Only complete applications will be considered.
A letter of application addressing your qualifications and describing your teaching and mentoring experience,
A current curriculum vitae,
A list of a minimum of three professional references including their contact information
A statement of teaching philosophy,
Evidence of teaching effectiveness,
A statement describing your experience with diversity in your professional work, educational experience, and/or your potential to enhance diversity in the School of STEM.
Review of applications will begin on July 30, 2020. If you have any questions about the details of this search/position, you may contact the chair of the search committee, Pierre D. Mourad, at [email protected] For questions regarding Interfolio or potential disability accommodations, please contact Janet Wilt at[email protected]. Thank you for your interest in this position at the University of Washington.
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