Visiting Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering
Indiana University Bloomington Division of Science
United States

Visiting Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track

Department IUPUC Science

Position Summary

IUPUC—Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus—has delivered high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs aligned with regional needs since 1970. IUPUC is located in Columbus, Indiana, and enrolls between 1,500 and 1,800 students annually. Enjoy interacting with students, faculty, and staff who are committed to making a difference in the future of our region. Become part of an exciting opportunity to build our Mechanical Engineering program.

A Visiting Lecturer appointment is available on August 1st 2022, in the Division of Science at IUPUC. The position is a ten-month teaching assignment with responsibility for teaching four sections each semester.

IUPUC delivers the full undergraduate ME curriculum for the ABET-accredited Purdue University BSME degree offered by the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Applicants should enjoy interacting with students, faculty, and staff who are committed to making a difference in the future of our region. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS: The division seeks highly qualified candidates who have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and experience with various engineering equipment. Candidates should have a master’s degree in an engineering discipline. In addition, the candidate needs to have the ability and interest to work with a diverse student population. Candidates should have the desire to improve conditions in and access to higher education for underrepresented students. Strong oral and written communication skills are a must.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. J.D. Mendez, Division Head for the Division of Science, . Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Additional Qualifications

PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to candidates with a record of teaching engineering concepts in some form. Preference will also be given to applicants with experience with one or more of the following: testing of mechanical measurements and control systems (dynamic systems, instrumentation, controls, actuators, mechatronics, circuits), PTC Creo (or other computer-aided design software), NI LabVIEW, MATLAB, electrical circuits, machining tools such as lathe and mill, thermal-fluid systems, and testing of mechanical properties. Preference will also be given to applicants who have a record of teaching and serving under-represented populations and first-generation college students and a demonstrated commitment to student and community engagement. Successful teaching at the university level is preferred.

Expected Start Date 08/01/2022


Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Transcript
  3. Diversity Statement

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