Tenure Track Instructional Faculty - Mechanical Engineering

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Instructional Faculty - Mechanical Engineering
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Mechanical Engineering
Hiring Department Summary

The Mechanical Engineering department has 14 full-time faculty members who serve more than 950 undergraduate students and more than 60 graduate students. The department offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs in Mechanical Engineering. These programs emphasize practical applications of engineering principles in the areas of design, manufacturing, materials science, aerospace, energy, and thermal sciences.

Essential Duties

- Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories
- Developing curriculum, advising students and other instructionally-related duties
- Working cooperatively with a diverse student population and with faculty colleagues on department, college and university-wide committees
- Engaging in scholarly activities, including research and externally-funded projects
- Supervising Master’s student research
- Providing service to the campus and community

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field. ABD applicants will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August, 2018.
- A strong background in advanced manufacturing, product development, or materials science engineering.
- A strong commitment to quality teaching
- Capability to develop laboratory experiments and to assist and guide student projects.
- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications

- Additional knowledge and expertise in areas including, but not limited to, traditional manufacturing, automation, additive manufacturing, advanced materials processing and characterization, and robotics and mechatronics.
- University-level teaching and/or industrial experience.
- Organizing and advising capstone projects in Mechanical Engineering.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0060P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 02/15/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants


Portfolio to include Required documents:
- A statement of teaching interests
- A statement of research interests

Optional materials:
- Evidence of teaching experience (e.g., syllabi, exams, course evaluations)
- Evidence of research experience (e.g., journal or conference papers, list of funded projects, funded and unfunded grant proposals)
- Evidence indicating ability to work with diverse groups

(all documents must be combined into one PDF and submitted as “Portfolio”)

Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts required if invited for interview.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio
Optional Documents