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The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University is West Lafayette, IN, invites applications for full-time non-tenure track positions of Lecturer effective Spring 2014 (January 6).

REQUIREMENTS: A full time teaching assignment typically includes three undergraduate lecture and/or undergraduate laboratory courses in assignment typically includes three undergraduate lecture and/or undergraduate laboratory course in Thermo-Fluid Sciences areas. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated passion for teaching undergraduates and are expected to be highly motivated instructors.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have either an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering with substantial professional experience (more than 7 years) or a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Candidates with demonstrated successful college level teaching background, as well as experience mentoring young engineers, are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicants will also be expected to contribute to ongoing curriculum development.

APPLICATIONS: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references as well as a complete curriculum vita. The entire submission should be in the form of a single PDF file and should be sent to the Chair of the Instructor Search Committee (jackieb@purdue.edu). Paper copies of the application package may be sent to Chair of the Instructor Search Committee, School of Mechanical Engineering, 585 Purdue Mall, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required for employment in these positions.

Established in 1882, the School of Mechanical Engineering is the oldest of Purdue’s engineering schools and has granted over 26, 500 degrees.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.