The Mechanical Engineering Department at Virginia Military Institute, (VMI), invites applications for tenure-track or term positions in the areas of:
Thermal/Fluids including experimental methods and computational modeling/CFD
Mechanics/Machine Design with emphasis on Finite Element Modeling and/or Mechatronics
The tenure-track 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.
Salary based on credentials and experience.
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. More information about VMI can be found at http://www.vmi.edu
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.
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.
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.
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitud...es of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.