Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Design

Cambridge, MA, USA
Jun 06, 2018
Jul 05, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
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Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Design

Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering

Position Description

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for the position of Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Design for the 2018-2019 academic year. The position is an annual (twelve-month) academic appointment with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. Depending on curricular need, the position may be renewable for up to three years.

We invite applications from individuals with broad experience and expertise in mechanical design.

Typical Responsibilities:

" Teach or co-teach the introductory mechanical engineering undergraduate course, Engineering Sciences 51: Computer Aided Machine Design, each semester
" As needed, serve as a section leader for the senior undergraduate engineering capstone design course, Engineering Sciences 100hf: Engineering Design Projects, each semester
" Participate in curricular planning discussions with other faculty and staff as it applies to engineering design education and hands-on project based courses.
" Advise students on mechanical design projects, including those that may involve student organizations, student summer/winter break design experiences, etc.
" Hold office hours and work one-on-one with undergraduate students

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field by the expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates should have proven design experience in mechanical engineering, such as CAD/CAM, machine design, mechatronics, materials, manufacturing, robotics, embedded systems, etc., and be able to demonstrate practical, hands-on experience. This position requires a strong passion for and commitment to working closely with undergraduate students.

Special Instructions

Required documents include a cover letter, CV, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and names and contact information for at least three references. We encourage candiadates to apply by April 15, 2018, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Arlene Stevens
Harvard Paulson SEAS
29 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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