Assistant/Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering - Robert Morris University in Moon Township Pennsylvania

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Robert Morris University

Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally-focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private masters-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University’s mission is to change the lives of its students so that they can change the lives of others.

Approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 40 states and 32 countries are enrolled at RMU. The 230-acre main campus in Moon Township, located 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, is home to more than 1,500 resident students.

Robert Morris University offers professionally focused degrees in business; nursing and health sciences; computing, communication, media arts, English, and organizational leadership; engineering, science (including pre-med), and mathematics (including actuarial science); and, education and social sciences. More specific information about the University’s degree programs can be found on our website at:

In addition to full accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the University’s professional programs are accredited by AACSB, CCNE, TEAC, ABET-EAC and ABET-CAC, and JRCNMT. Further, the Actuarial Science program has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence by the Society of Actuaries. For further information on University accreditations, please visit:

Under the leadership of President Gregory Dell’Omo and Provost David Jamison, the University is committed to continuing and enhancing the academic rigor of our programs. RMU enrolled the three largest incoming classes in its history the past three years, and the academic profile of our students continues to grow.

For 2013-14, we are seeking faculty candidates who will exemplify the teacher-scholar model in the following academic discipline:


Candidates are sought in Mechanical Engineering with teaching and research interests in thermo-fluids, engineering mechanics, mechanics, system dynamics and controls, machine design, and computer-aided engineering and design. Candidates should expect to teach basic engineering courses and possess excellent experimental abilities along with appropriate analytical and computational skills. An earned PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline is required; industrial experience, a proven research record, and the ability to teach basic engineering courses are preferred.

Email applications to, c/o Dr. Maria Kalevitch, Dean.

RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research, and service are supported and valued. Salaries are market-competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, current vitae and list of three academic and/or professional references via email as indicated above, or by mail to Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108 in care of the Dean of the appropriate school.

For detailed position descriptions and additional information regarding RMU, please visit:

Anticipated start date is Fall 2013 and all positions are dependent upon final budgetary approval. 

At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origins, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. 

We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. EOE


Keyword Phrases

  • Faculty
  • Mechanical Engineering
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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