Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

North Carolina State University
June 13, 2023
Offerd Salary:$6,000 or $8,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Number PG192152EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Anticipated Hiring Range $12,000 (3‐Credit Courses); If a section of Engineering Online is needed for that course, additional compensation can be awarded at either $6,000 or $8,000. Work Schedule Schedule depends on course(s) Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering About the Department

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) is among the largest and most prominent in the nation. The department offers Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Science (MS), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in both Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Aerospace Engineering (AE). The department also offers accelerated BS/MS degrees in both programs. Current research specialization in MAE includes dynamic systems and controls, vibrations, biomechanics, design optimization, smart materials and structures, precision engineering, MEMS and NEMS, advanced manufacturing, aerodynamics, UAV flight research, materials, renewable energy, combustion, hypersonics, propulsion, space exploration systems, and computational fluid dynamics.

The MAE department currently boasts 49 tenure-track faculty, six non-tenure track faculty, and 16 staff. The faculty is highly recognized with seven National Science Foundation CAREER Award recipients, four NSF RIA recipients, one NASA Early Career Faculty Award recipient, four ASME Fellows, seven AIAA Fellows, 20 members of the NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers, and five named professors. The MAE Department has an enrollment of over 1,100 undergraduates and 400 graduate students and has conferred over 4,000 degrees since 2000. The department is housed in Engineering Building III, a four- story, 250,000-square-foot facility built in 2010. An annex houses wind tunnels, an anechoic chamber, internal combustion engine dynamometers, and additional research labs. NC State's location on Centennial Campus, combined with its proximity to the Research Triangle Park and neighboring universities, provides extensive opportunities for academic and industrial interaction and collaboration.

The mission of the MAE department is to be a flagship engineering department that benefits all people of North Carolina and the global society by making a profound impact on current and emerging science and technologies; fostering exemplary, synergistic multidisciplinary research and education programs in close partnership with industry and government; providing the environment for innovative professional and scholarly development; and graduating highly skilled, ethical engineers who will thrive in a rapidly changing world and be future leaders in technology and society.

Further information on the department can be found at https:// www. mae.ncsu.edu.

Essential Job Duties

Instruction for undergraduate and/or graduate classes for fall, spring and summer semesters. A part-time contract for one to two classes per semester contingent on departmental needs.

Other Responsibilities

Perform other related duties as assigned by the Department Head.


Minimum Education and Experience

  • Senior Lecturer must have at least 5 years college level teaching experience and a Masters Degree or an equivalent degree in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering or Doctoral degree or equivalent in the appropriate field depending on department needs.
  • Lecturer must have Masters Degree or an equivalent degree in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering or Doctoral degree or equivalent in the appropriate field depending on department needs and qualifications to prepare and deliver to student's in specialty college courses.
  • Other Required Qualifications

  • Excellent teaching ability.
  • A commitment to the success of our students and programs.
  • Preferred Qualifications


    Required License(s) or Certification(s)


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 10/17/2022

    Anticipated Close Date Open until filled. Special Instructions to Applicants

    In addition to your application, please attach a resume and cover letter.

    Position Details

    Position Number 1409MAE23

    Position Type Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 0.075 - 0.675 (1-9 credit hours taught) Appointment < 9 Months Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 140901 - Mechanical & Aerospace Engr AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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  • Do you have (or will you have by date of hire) a Masters degree or higher in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field?
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