Instructor - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

An instructor’s primary responsibility is teaching undergraduate as defined by the supervisor. Instructor appointments may be from one to three years, but may be renewed indefinitely at the discretion of the University.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Teaching mechanical engineering courses.
Advising undergraduate student clubs.
Serving on internal committees with other faculty in the school.
Working with student design teams in the mechanical engineering program.

Required Qualifications

An earned Doctorate or Masters of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related engineering field, is required prior to the start of the appointment.
The successful candidate must have a demonstrated potential for high quality teaching.
Candidates must be qualified to teach a wide variety of topics in mechanical engineering. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills are a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in mechatronics is preferred.
Commitment in working with diverse student groups is preferred.
Industrial experience is preferred.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including 1) a cover letter which states candidate’s goals; 2) a resume; 3) a summary of teaching interests and goals; 4)contact information for at least three professional references.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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