Assistant/Associate Professor in Mechanical Eng...

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

United States

October 15, 2021


Assistant/Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Category: Faculty Department: Mechanical Engineering Locations: Normal, AL Posted: Sep 16, 2019 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Position ID: 115845


About Alabama A &M University :

Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of 200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville. AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and Reading/Literacy.

Job Description:


This position in the area of mechanical engineering with preference to the CAD/CAM area. The Rank and Tenure-status is negotiable based on qualification.

Applicant must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, prior teaching and research experience, a proven track record or potential for significant research productivity. B.S. in ME is required. Applicant must have qualifications and experience to teach various courses across the spectrum of Mechanical Engineering curriculum, supervise senior design projects, develop mechanical engineering laboratories, conduct research, pursue external research funding, advice students, and serve on various university committees. Priority will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: laboratory development, Computer Aided Design, Advanced Manufacturing, Capstone design, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and success in securing extramural support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach general and mechanical engineering courses as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
  • Conduct research and secure external funding. Publish research papers in scholarly journals. Conduct laboratory instruction.
  • Advise students.
  • Serve on departmental, school, and university committees. Participate in public service/professional activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements:

  • Earned a doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • Additional Information:


    The salary for each position is based on the grade/tier in which the position is placed, and the salary within the grade/tier is based on the number of years of related experience or number of years in the hiring rank.


    The position will remain open until it is filled.

    Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit the following documents online

  • Employment Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcript (if applicable)
  • Contact information for three references
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