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Teaching Professor (all ranks) in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost Tempe: Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering: School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy


Arizona State University – Tempe Campus

Open Date

Mar 27, 2024


The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy (SEMTE) seek applicants for appointments made at the position of Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or Assistant Teaching Professor in the area of Aerospace and/or Mechanical Engineering. Appointment will be at the rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2024.

The School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy houses undergraduate and graduate programs in Aerospace, Chemical, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering. SEMTE is one of the eight schools within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the largest and one of the most innovative research engineering colleges in the nation. The college, which serves a large and diverse student body, is a recognized leader in engineering education and is committed to teaching excellence.

Teaching faculty members in the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering programs are expected to develop and adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of large-enrollment undergraduate and graduate courses in both immersion and online settings. The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering support the teaching faculty in these efforts by offering many resources through the Learning and Teaching Hub. These resources include best-practices seminars hosted by the Teaching Community of Practice, guidance for general Course Development, and information about leveraging Learning Technology, among others. Additional expectations include supervising undergraduate and master’s student research and projects, and undertaking service activities.


Required qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment

Desired qualifications:

  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: astronautical engineering, aeronautical engineering, engineering design, autonomous systems and control
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate’s experience and rank
  • Commitment on delivering courses in multiple technology-enhanced formats and to curriculum development and innovative pedagogy

Application Instructions

Application deadline is May 23, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/ and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three references

The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to cultivating excellence, delivering innovation that matters, encouraging bold thinking, fostering a community of learning and collaboration and building a foundation for all to be successful. Applicants are encouraged to address how their past, current and future activities align with the ASU Charter and Fulton Schools of Engineering values in their application materials.

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Valana Wells via email at vwells@asu.edu.