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Part-Time Lecturer in Mechanics

Company: Tufts University
Location: Medford
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Tufts University: School of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering


Medford, MA

Open Date

May 23, 2022


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tufts University is seeking candidates to teach an in-person sophomore level statics and strength of materials course in the fall 2022 semester. The preferred course time is Monday and Wednesday from 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM, but scheduling flexibility may be possible for exceptional candidates.

The department, which is dedicated to growing its research base while maintaining excellence in teaching, has core disciplines in four areas: (1) Thermal Fluid Systems, (2) Material Mechanics and Processing, (3) Robotic, Aeronautic and Automated Systems, and (4) Product Design and Human Factors. Full description at

Tufts School of Engineering (SOE) distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.


We are looking for experienced engineers with strong teaching and communication skills. Advanced degree or equivalent industry experience is required, PhD is preferred. We will give preference to engineers who have previously demonstrated exceptional teaching skills.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and previous teaching evaluations (if available) electronically via Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate attention to diversity and inclusion as it relates to teaching and scholarship throughout their application. Review of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled.

Keywords: Tufts University, Medford , Part-Time Lecturer in Mechanics, Engineering , Medford, Massachusetts

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