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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Position Information

Position Information

Requisition Number: 0171042
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Mechanical Engineering
College: Seaver College of Science & Engineering
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Work Status: Full-time Regular
Faculty Announcement:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of mechanical engineering. Successful candidates will be dedicated to: 1) teaching and mentoring a diverse student body and creating engaging learning environments in a broad range of mechanical engineering courses, 2) developing a thriving research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students, 3) participating in shared governance through involvement in service, and 4) supporting the mission and identity of LMU. Candidates are required to have earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field by August 2018. Ideal candidates will have also earned a BS in mechanical engineering.

The department is committed to delivering a high-quality, practice-oriented curriculum to an increasingly diverse student population. The department currently offers programs leading to the BS, MS, and combined BS+MS degrees in mechanical engineering, has eight full-time faculty members, numerous adjunct faculty, and approximately 180 undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a list of courses the candidate would like to teach, a statement of research objectives, and a list of three professional references. Application materials must be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to begin on August 15, 2018. Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Department Chair at

Loyola Marymount University, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply. (Visit for more information.)

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Posting Date: 08/01/2017
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. List of References
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Description of Research Projects
Optional Documents