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Mechanical Engineering Faculty Position (Tenure-Track or Term)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates must apply on-line. Applicants should include in their response a detailed curriculum vita including at least three references with addresses and phone numbers, a clear statement of their teaching interests and philosophy, and a brief summary of their research interests. On-line applications accepted until the position is filled. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Mechanical Engineering Faculty Position (Tenure-Track or Term)
Role Title Faculty-Teaching/Research
Job Open Date 06/07/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Based on credentials and experience
Agency VA Military Institute (211)
Agency Website http://www.vmi.edu
Location Lexington - 678
Sublocation
Position Number FO095
Job Posting Number 1017499
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Salaried Faculty- S-2
Pay Band UG
Job Description

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for tenure track or term positions in the areas of:

1. Thermal/fluids including experimental methods and computational modeling/CFD

2. Mechanics/Machine Design with emphasis on Finite Element Modeling and/or Mechatronics.

The tenure-track faculty position is at the level of an assistant professor, while a two-year renewable contract will be offered for the term position.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline, and must have excellent teaching and communication skills. Industry experience and professional registration are preferred. The appointment begins January or August 2018.

The Mechanical Engineering program at VMI is ABET accredited and is wholly undergraduate. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate mechanical engineering courses, advise/supervise student projects and research, and enhance current departmental research areas.

VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college for men and women (1700 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. All faculty members are required to wear a military uniform. Prior military experience is not required. More information about VMI can be found at www.vmi.edu.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering, or a related discipline, and must have excellent teaching and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Industry experience is beneficial.

Special Requirements

The appointment begins January or August 2018.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must apply on-line.

Applicants should include in their response a detailed curriculum vita including at least three references with addresses and phone numbers, a clear statement of their teaching interests and philosophy, and a brief summary of their research interests.

On-line applications accepted until the position is filled.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

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Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
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  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
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    • No
    • Not Applicable
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript