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Assistant Teaching Professor - Mechanical Engineering

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Northeastern University Employee Benefits

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Assistant Teaching Professor - Mechanical Engineering
Requisition Number FTFR001062
Division/College College of Engineering
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 11/16/2017

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department at Northeastern University is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on Dynamics, Vibrations and/or Mechanical and Machine Design.

The main responsibility of the Assistant Teaching Professor position is high quality student-centered teaching, including course preparation, delivery, and assessment. The annual course responsibility is typically six courses (could be the similar sections of the same course in some cases). The Assistant Teaching Professor is also given the opportunity to participate in department, university, and professional service activities as well as be engaged in a modest level of research activities, for his or her own professional development.

Course assignments may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within the department with primary emphasis on dynamics and vibrations, systems, controls, mechanical design and capstone design.

While not a requirement, the Assistant Teaching Professor may choose to initiate and undertake research and service activities, including, but not limited to advising undergraduate and graduate students, student recruiting, e-learning, educational research, publications, and presentations. Such activities are encouraged and supported by the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.


Ph.D. required, in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related engineering field. Evidence of excellent teaching records, as well as written and oral communication skills is required. Industrial experience is desirable along with familiarity with latest electronic teaching tools and experiential e-learning.

Additional Information

Application must include cover letter, CV including teaching experience, statement of teaching interests and objectives, and at least four references.

For more information contact: Nader Jalili, Email:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The target starting date is Fall 2018.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents

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