Department/College Description The Kate Gleason College of Engineering (KGCOE), one of the nine RIT colleges, is the nations premier career-oriented college of engineering. The KGCOE student body consists of almost 3,000 undergraduate and over 600 graduate students. RIT's mandatory cooperative education program is the 4th oldest and 5th largest in the world; with over 2000 co-op placements for engineering students at 500 different companies each year.
The Mechanical Engineering (ME) Department is the largest academic department in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, with a headcount of over 1000 students in first-year through graduate programs. ME offers the Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering with undergraduate options in Automotive Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Energy and the Environment, and Bioengineering. At the graduate level, ME offers Engineering and Microsystems Ph.D. Degrees, Master of Science and Master of Engineering Degrees, and an Advanced Certificate in Vibrations Engineering. ME homepage: https://www.rit.edu/engineering/mechanical-engineering
The University: Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu .
The Rochester Community: The Greater Rochester Region ranks among the top knowledge-based economic regions in the world. Situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes, Rochester is the third largest metro area in New York. The region is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity (16% African and Latin American and 7% of international origin) and is known for its intellectual capital and innovation. Scientific Reports named Rochester 18th among the worlds leading science cities and the New Republic reports Rochester as one of the most innovation-intensive metro areas in the country. Atlantic Magazine listed Rochester as one of 35 innovation hubs in the country, based on start-up companies, patents and entrepreneurs per capita. The region has an exceptional quality of life, with cultural amenities and recreational activities, affordable health care and cost of living, excellent schools, and the arts, culture, sports, and nightlife of a big city with the ease and comfort of a small town. In addition, Rochester is one of the least-congested cities in the U.S., with an average commute of under 20 minutes. The region has been ranked 6th among 379 metro areas by Places Rated Almanac as one of the Best Places to Live in America, and 1st by Expansion Management Magazines ranking of metro areas having the best quality of life in the nation.
Detailed Job Description
The Mechanical Engineering Department at Rochester Institute of Technology is seeking applicants for an open Lecturer position who have a strong commitment to engineering education, student mentoring, and who are focused on the success of students both inside and outside of the classroom. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop various mechanical engineering courses and laboratories in accordance with their area of expertise. Applicants should have the ability to support core lecture and laboratory courses as well as upper-level elective and graduate courses such as: Materials Science, Statics, Strength of Materials, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, System Dynamics, Classical Control Systems, Engineering Analysis, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Measurements Laboratory and Engineering Applications Laboratory. Additionally, lecturers assist student design teams, advise students, participate on departmental committees and engage in continuous personal professional development.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Further information is available at the following links:
Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
Strong commitment to working with students and teaching excellence
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated aptitude for instruction and development of instructional materials
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
Required Minimum Education Level MS, MA
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty ; search openings, then Keyword Search 4621BR. Please submit your online application; cover letter; curriculum vitae or resume (1-5 pages), and upload the following attachments:
Statement of Teaching Philosophy (1-2 pages)
Statement of Diversity Contribution (1-2 pages)
Please note: References will be requested later of those who advance to the interview phase
Questions for the search committee should be addressed to: email@example.com.
Deadline: Application review will begin early July 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural ...and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”