The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
26 days old
2017-11-172018-01-16

Professor of Engineering Practice in the School of Mech. Eng.

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
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The School of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the associate or full professor level.  The successful applicant will be the Director of Senior Design leading the organization and teaching of the required senior-level design class, in which teams of students work on semester-long projects.  The Director will develop partnerships with industry and sponsorships for projects, and provide guidance on student- and faculty-proposed projects regarding their suitability, scope,and educational value.  The Director will work closely with staff and faculty to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among students while they  meet the design, build, and prototype objectives of the Capstone Design Program. The Director will work with faculty to benchmark peer programs, identify areas for improvement, and create new cross-disciplinary, vertically integrated, and humanitarian projects.  The Director may also help teach other design related courses.  The Director will demonstrate  a  commitment  to  excellence  in teaching.

Requirements

The successful candidate must hold, at a minimum, an MSME degree or an MS in a related field and have significant experience as a practicing mechanical engineer.  Preference will be for candidates with advanced credentials (MBA,PhDetc.).  Expertise in product design, project management, manufacturing, safety, reliability, and testing  is  highly desirable.  The successful candidate will possess strong leadership and organizational skills, and have a  passion  for educating and mentoring young engineers, preparing them to be  highly  contributing  members  of  their  profession.  People who have experience working indiverse groups, and can contribute to making work environments more inclusive are particularly encouraged to apply.

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  • Mechanical Engineering - Design

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West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

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