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Assistant Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Mechanics)

Position Deleted on 1/13/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Long Beach, CA
Faculty - Engineering - Mechanical
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Mechanics)

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 18, 2014 (Fall semester) Review of applications to begin
January 17, 2014. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2014

Specialization in the area of Mechanics

Demonstrated potential, effective teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels

Evidence of successful independent research, scholarly and creative activities in related fields

Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population


Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the University/College level

Experience in teaching courses in the area of Mechanics

Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of research programs and curriculum in emerging and rapidly developing areas of Mechanics

Demonstrated ability to supervise student projects, develop courses and academic programs, update curriculum, supervise students' theses, and actively participate in academic governance

Demonstrated interest in contributing to the mission of the department, college, and university


Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in or related to engineering mechanics, materials, and manufacturing, as well as undergraduate fundamental courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering

Develop new courses and laboratories; revise and update existing courses

Supervise student projects and theses

Write grant proposals and seek research funding; conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publication and external funding

Actively participate in department, college, university, and community service

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach welcomes and encourages diversity. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications

CV (including current e-mail address)

A list of three to five current references or letters of recommendation

A copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree

Evidence of successful teaching (examples: syllabi, student evaluations, course handouts, exams), and a statement of teaching, research, and professional goals

Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three to five current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted) and an official transcript

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH does not discriminate on the basis of disability against otherwise qualified disabled applicants. CSULB will make reasonable accommodation to applicants with identified disabilities. If you need accommodation in the pre-employment selection process (applications, tests, interviews, etc.), please contact the chair of the department to which you have applied. In addition to meeting fully its obligations of nondiscrimination under federal and state law, CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires distribution of an annual campus security report to employees and students that includes statistics for the previous 3 years concerning crimes on campus, in CSU off-campus buildings or property and on public property within or near the campus, including reports on alcohol and drug use, sexual assault and policies concerning campus security and crime prevention. Access Copies of the University's Annual Campus Crime Report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at (562) 985-4101, or by writing to: CSULB University Police Dept. 1331 Palo Verde Ave., Long Beach, CA 90840, Attn: Crime Prevention. An EO Employer
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