Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job description

Bradley University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the Mechanical Engineering Department.

The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical, Chemical or Materials Engineering, and exhibit a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, instructional laboratories, student mentorship, and undergraduate and graduate research. Specialization in the area of materials is preferred and Industrial experience is a plus. The department offers many opportunities for collaborative research and teaching activities and the successful candidate would be encouraged to participate.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

How to apply

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter addressing their qualifications for the position, a one page statement on teaching interests, a one page statement on research interests, resume, and names and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Founded by Lydia Moss Bradley in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in the liberal and fine arts, the sciences, business administration, communications, education, engineering, and the health sciences. Our residential campus of 6,000 students blends large school opportunities with a small school personality where there is a commitment to excellent teaching and personal attention to students. Bradley's comprehensive programs offer an effective integration of liberal education, professional preparation, and personal and social development.