The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks to hire a non-tenure (general faculty) track Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank who can excel in teaching undergraduate students.
This position, starting with a three-year appointment, offers the opportunity for long-term career building through multi-year contracts with performance-based reappointment, and promotion within the teaching faculty professorial ranks. Of particular interest are candidates with experience in teaching courses in dynamics and control. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and innovation.
Duties include teaching undergraduate courses and/or engineering labs, coordinating undergraduate engineering design projects and related contributions to undergraduate engineering programs, mentoring and advising undergraduate students, and service to the department, school and university. The successful candidate may teach courses throughout the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering curricula.
Candidates for the position must have a PhD degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field, and documented success in teaching in an undergraduate engineering program. Other desired qualifications are industry experience or demonstrated ability for pedagogical innovation.