The Department of Engineering and Computer Science is seeking a qualified adjunct faculty to teach its Thermodynamics course in the Spring 2018 semester. This course teaches students how to apply the fundamental laws that govern engineering processes involving energy transfer, heat, and work. The course begins by examining the properties needed to describe solids, liquids, and gases. Next, the concepts of work, heat transfer, and energy are introduced. The course concludes by applying the fundamental laws to study several important thermodynamic devices including power plants, internal combustion engines, air conditioning/refrigeration systems, and heat pumps.
A successful candidate should have a Master of Science degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or a related field as well as either teaching experience, industrial experience, or both.
Interested candidates should electronically submit a resume, teaching evaluations (if available) and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be received by December 20, 2017 or until filled.
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