Posting Number PG170257EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate upon courses taught
Work Schedule Varies based on course schedule
Job Location Raleigh, NC
Department Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
About the Department
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 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
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 45 tenure-track faculty, six non-tenure
track faculty, and 15 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 in 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
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
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.
Essential Job Duties
The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace engineering is accepting applications
for the position of Non-Tenure Track Faculty Lecturer (part-time). Non-
Tenure Track Faculty positions are one-semester or one-academic year, with the
possibility of renewal. Successful candidates will teach one to two
undergraduate and/or graduate classes for fall, spring and/or summer
semesters. Specific hiring needs for the upcoming academic year have yet to be
Minimum Education and Experience
- Sr. Lecturer must have at least 5 years college level teaching experience
and a Masters Degree.
- Lecturer must have Masters Degree and qualifications to prepare and deliver
to student's in specialty college courses.
Other Required Qualifications
Masters Degree in Mechanical and / or Aerospace Engineering or closely related
field of study.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching of undergraduate and
graduate course(s). Expertise in course(s) topics required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in teaching at the university level may be necessary/required
depending on the course(s) topic.
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 01/04/2018
Anticipated Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Position Number MAE122017PH
Position Type Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) .225 - .425
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
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.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact
Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals
with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the
application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
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
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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