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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
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Job Description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering of the College of Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, announces a faculty position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level (non-tenure, term-appointment) to begin in the fall semester of 2017. The Department seeks an individual with commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and who can undertake teaching responsibilities in diverse areas such as Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Machine Design, Controls, and others. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with research expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Multi-Scale Analysis, and Coupled Field Problems. Experience in Bioengineering and Biomedical applications is a premium.

The Department has an ambitious agenda for the next five years focused on expanding graduate programs, research capabilities, facilities, and recruiting highly talented faculty. A new state-of-the-art engineering building housing research and supporting facilities is being built and will be completed in the next two years in support of this agenda. The Department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering with current research thrust areas in bioengineering, automotive/motorsports, energy systems, and robotic/autonomous systems. The campus is located adjacent to the Daytona Beach International Airport and the Daytona International Speedway. Daytona Beach and the surrounding areas offer a salubrious subtropical climate with some of the world's premiere beaches and recreational opportunities.

Faculty candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, support laboratories, mentor students, participate in student design competitions, as well as to participate in research project. Successful candidates must demonstrate their commitment to foster and promote a collaborative, creative, innovative, diverse, and entrepreneurial culture.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the desired attributes, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University teaches the science, practice, and business of aviation, aerospace, and selected related technologies. As the world's oldest and largest institution of its kind, Embry-Riddle maintains our position on the leading edge of technology with state-of-the-industry training facilities for educating the finest aviation and aerospace professionals in the world. The university offers more than 35 degree programs at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and at more than 130 extended learning centers for working professionals throughout the United States and Europe.