University of Idaho

Clinical Faculty

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Engineering

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $73,000.00 + COE Masters of Science and $96,000.00 + COE Ph.D

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time:

Position Summary:
This full-time, clinical faculty, non-tenure track assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering will have an appointment of 85% teaching, 5% scholarship and creative activity, 5% outreach and extension, and 5% service. The position is available for the academic year 2024/25, and it can be renewed contingent on performance and availability of funds. The position will reside in Mechanical Engineering, and the successful hire will also work closely with the College of Engineering on course offerings.Teaching assignments may include lower- and upper-division courses in mechanical engineering and will consider the expertise of the successful candidate and the needs of the department. Other teaching needs may arise, such as technical elective courses at the senior undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be involved in advising and mentoring students and participating in department service and leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.S. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field.
  • Experience teaching mechanical engineering at the college level.
  • Experience communicating orally and in writing to a range of audiences.
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field.
  • Ability to obtain a Professional Engineer license within 5 years.
  • Previous experience teaching mechanical engineering courses.
  • Ability to teach hands-on laboratory courses with team project assignments.
  • Expertise in engineering systems (dynamics, controls, vibrations, mechatronics, thermal, fluids.)
  • Expertise in engineering design (mechanics, team-based, numerical, computer-aided.)
  • Ability to develop and teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Experience with collaborative teaching efforts.
  • Commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in engineering.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001200P

Posting Date: 01/05/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by February 2, 2024 will receive first consideration.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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We offer a competitive benefits package that includes core benefits such as medical, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and other exciting supplemental benefits that enhance the employment experience and life at U of I.

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  • Employee Assistance Plan: Benefit Services offers a robust employee assistance program that is free and confidential. It provides eligible employees and their families with the opportunity to discuss personal problems with a professional counselor, receive unlimited telephone and Internet access to resource and referral information and obtain other self-help information.

  • Time Away from Work: The university offers a generous paid time off package for benefit-eligible employees, as well as 12 paid holidays a year.

  • Lactation Rooms: Designated locations across campus offer private rooms and resources for mothers to breastfeed or pump.

  • Campus Recreation: Student Recreation Center memberships are available to board-appointed U of I faculty, staff and their spouses. Employees must use payroll deduction for memberships.   

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