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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Posting Details

Position Information

Title Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Campus Stockton
Department Department of Mechanical Engineering
Posting Number F00125
Full or Part Time Full Time
Open Date 11/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Days Per Week
Weeks Per Year

Position Description

Position Description

The School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Pacific invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Mechanical Engineering at the Assistant Professor level, beginning in August 2018.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field prior to the August 2018 start date. Preferred areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, Controls, Automation, Mechatronic, or Materials.

Additional Qualifications

The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching at a predominantly undergraduate institution and dedicated to establishing a research program that engages students. Teaching responsibilities will include a variety of undergraduate courses offered by the Mechanical Engineering Department, as well as the opportunity to develop new graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Other duties include: mentoring senior capstone research projects, advising undergraduate majors, participation in departmental and university governance, and ongoing professional development.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements

Standing, sitting, walking across campus, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

Special Instructions

Candidate will be required to upload the following documents to their application:
1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
2. CV to include educational background, teaching and professional experience, and list of publications
3. Teaching Philosophy
4. Complete contact information for 3 professional references including Name, Email and Phone #.
Additionally, the following optional documents may be uploaded, as applicable:
1. Transcripts
2. Other documents as appropriate

Contact Information

Dr. Chi-Wook Lee, Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department

Contact Email

Reference Letter Information

Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References
Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have (or will you have) a PhD, doctorate or other terminal degree? (if in progress, specify expected date of completion on CV)
    • Yes
    • No
    • In Progress
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSHP Job Posting
    • ACCP Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Pacific Website
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document