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University of Detroit Mercy
  • Position Number: 4622362
  • Location: Detroit, China
  • Position Type: Engineering - Mechanical

China Programs Instructor - Mechanical Engineering

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Position Classification

FT Faculty UDMPU, Non-Tenure Track (9 month)

Position Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering and Science invites applicants for a full-time non-tenure track China Program instructor position in Mechanical Engineering beginning in August 2022. The annual appointments are renewable based on performance reviews. An earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or related field, strong communications skills, and a student-centered approach to excellent teaching and student learning are required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Instructors will teach undergraduate classes to support the College's programs in China. Overseas teaching assignments currently range from six to twelve weeks in length.
The successful candidate will be an effective and enthusiastic student-centered teacher, engaging in best practices for active learning and student success, with a demonstrated commitment to supporting a diverse population of students. Instructors will teach undergraduate courses and laboratories in various undergraduate foundational engineering courses and Mechanical Engineering courses at our partner schools in China.

Physical Requirements

Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).

Work Environment

Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.

Salary/Pay Information

Commensurate with experience

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy that includes support of diverse student populations and should include contact information for three references. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. Detroit Mercy seeks quali?ed candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity A?rmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.

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