Assistant or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Tenure-track)
Virginia Military Institute
Location: VA Military Institute
Internal Number: 202471
The Mechanical Engineering Department at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a faculty position in the general area of Thermal/Fluid Systems. This position is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The Mechanical Engineering program is ABET accredited and is wholly undergraduate. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate engineering courses such as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, HVAC, and thermal system design courses, as well as advise/supervise student projects and research, help develop innovative laboratory facilities for teaching, and enhance current departmental research areas. The appointment begins August 1, 2021 VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college for men and women (1700 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. All faculty members are required to wear a military uniform. However, prior military service is not required. More information about VMI can be found at http://www.vmi.edu
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.