Mechanical Engineering - Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - LeTourneau University in Longview Texas

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LeTourneau University

Longview, Texas 75607

United States


Detailed Job Description

LeTourneau University,
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Tenure Track Faculty Position, Assistant Professor
(Well qualified candidates considered at higher levels)

Position Responsibilities and Qualifications
The School of Engineering and Engineering Technology at LeTourneau University, Longview, TX invites applications from individuals with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith for up to two tenure-track positions in Mechanical Engineering beginning fall 2013. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate engineering education including laboratory instruction. This position will include instruction of both undergraduate and graduate students and supervision of graduate research students in the Master’s of Science in Engineering program. Desired areas of expertise include solid mechanics, machine design, energy conversions, vibrations, robotics, and thermal sciences. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a closely related field and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution. Industrial experience is highly desirable. Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of outstanding potential in undergraduate and graduate teaching and applied research.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefit package, which includes medical and life insurance and contribution to a retirement program.


Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.
In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applicants should submit a completed application, a curriculum vita, a research statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy to: Dr. Steven Mason, Associate Provost – Dean of Faculty, LeTourneau University, P.O. Box 7001 Longview, Texas 75607-7001 Phone (903) 233-3200. Web Address:

Applications are available at: E-mail completed application packets to

Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received until such time as the position is filled.

Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers programs for adult students at major educational centers in Tyler, Dallas, Austin, and Houston, Texas.

LeTourneau has been recognized more than twelve times by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University’s engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
  • B.S. in Mech. Engr. from ABET school
  • Industry Experience
  • Energy Conversions
  • Undergraduate engineering instruction
  • Vibrations
  • Machine Design
  • Robotics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Thermal Sciences
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Professional
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Research Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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