The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City has tenure-track faculty position vacancies. The department seeks exceptional candidates from all areas of mechanical engineering with the following qualities:
- A passion for teaching undergraduate students
- An ability to teach broadly across the mechanical engineering curriculum
- A potential for effective and innovative teaching
- Interest in engaging undergraduate and Master’s students in research and scholarly activities
The successful candidate will be dedicated to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in a rigorous project-oriented and supportive academic environment and engaging undergraduate and master’s students in research and scholarly activities. The ideal candidate should contribute to Cooper Union’s strategic priority of educational innovation and leading-edge pedagogies. The candidate is expected to collaborate with faculty and staff to develop innovative curricular models, modern pedagogical paradigms, and evidence-based assessment techniques.
The candidate should be able and willing to teach broadly across the undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum. Exceptional candidates from all areas of expertise are encouraged to apply. Additional consideration will be given to those capable of creating opportunities for students at the intersection of mechanical engineering and other disciplines. Candidates interested in contributing to our K-12 STEM outreach programs and in engaging students in competitions or service-learning in our community are also encouraged to apply.
Application Details: https://cooper.edu/work/employment-opportunities/mechanical-engineering-tenure-track-faculty-position
An earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline is required. Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following in one searchable PDF document with the candidate’s last name and first name as the file name:
• A cover letter. To assist the search committee, all cover letters should address your interest in The Cooper Union and how you envision your teaching and research interests will contribute to the department and the institution.
• A current curriculum vitae.
• A statement about your teaching philosophy: describe principles, practices, or experi ences that inform the way you teach (typically 1-2 pages).
• A statement about your research interests, including potential research projects for undergraduates (typically 1-2 pages).
• A statement about diversity and inclusion: describe your interests, experiences, and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering (typically 1-2 pages).
• Contact information for at least three references. At least one reference should be able to specifically address teaching.
Nominations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and questions may be sent to Department Chair Melody Baglione at email@example.com. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an AA/EOE employer.