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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering in Bronx, New York

Employer Name: Manhattan College

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Manhattan College seeks outstanding applicants for a visiting appointment at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2024. The candidate should specialize in solid mechanics. This candidate must be committed to the teacher-scholar model at a primarily undergraduate institution. Manhattan College Mechanical Engineering faculty are expected to maintain high-quality teaching. The candidate is expected to teach classes in areas including (but not limited to) Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics, Robotics, Machine Design, Manufacturing, HVAC, Building systems, etc. A successful candidate will be required to teach 24 credits per academic year. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and have a proven commitment to teaching and advising students. We seek faculty members with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity to attract and retain a diverse, talented student body. Manhattan College and its faculty view research scholarship and education as mutually supportive activities. The department offers a concentration in Biomechanics and Aerospace at the undergraduate level, in addition to the eight concentrations currently being offered in the graduate program. Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and science. The college has approximately 3,500 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of study. It is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling lives. Manhattan College is ranked 13th in US News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities in the North. It is recognized among the top colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and veterans. Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park. Our New York City location offers easy access to world-class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities. Salary: $88,000 - $93,000 Per Year Review of applications will begin on 15 June and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates must complete an online faculty application. A detailed curriculum vitae, descriptions of teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of three references should be uploaded as one .pdf document via the online application. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by June 15, 2024, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please contact mechdept@manhattan.edu with any questions. Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V