Adjunct Faculty in Mechanical Engineering

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 12, 2019
May 30, 2019
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Adjunct Faculty in Mechanical Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering

The George Mason University Department of Mechanical Engineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites interested applicants to join the faculty as part-time Adjunct Faculty members beginning spring 2019. Adjunct faculty members are needed to either teach required course(s) in the major, or through engineering expertise develop elective course(s) that meet the needs of the program. Specific program needs for technical electives include topics such as introduction to aerospace engineering, additive manufacturing, advanced materials, project management, robotics, sustainable energy, and building engineering, to name a few. Variant of these or any additions are welcomed. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Courses are offered at both the Fairfax Campus and Science and Technology Campus during daytime or evening hours.

Expertise in the following courses are needed: * ME 331 Mechatronics - TR 3 - 4:15 pm Science and Technology Campus * ME 499 Finite Element Analysis - MW 3 - 4:15 pm Fairfax Campus * ME 499 Machine Learning for Mechanical Engineers - MW 5:55 - 7:10 pm Fairfax Campus * ME 499 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering MW 4:30 - 5:54 pm FairFax Campus * ME 499 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering TR 5:55 - 7-10 pm FairFax Campus Responsibilities: * Prepare and teach assigned courses at assigned class meetings, based on course catalog description and approved course outline; * Prepare and objectively grade class assignments and exams within a timely manner, in accordance with course outcomes; * Maintain accurate, transparent student records; * Assist and foster student success through the maintenance of regularly scheduled office hours and timely responses to e-mail inquiries; * Adhere to all administrative university policies such as the timely submission of completed midterm and final grades; * Maintain appropriate professional development to stay current within assigned courses; * Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics; and * Other duties as assigned by contract and/or by the Course Coordinator. Required Qualifications: * Master's degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field; * Solid verbal and written communications skills. Preferred Qualifications: * Terminal degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field; * Experience with a learning management system, preferably Blackboard; * Relevant professional experience; * Teaching experience at the college level.

For full consideration, applicants must complete and submit the online application at for position WGB642 and upload a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcript of highest degree earned, and a list of three professional references with contact information. In your cover letter, please indicate the courses you would be interested in teaching and the general area of your expertise. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For additional information, contact the Mechanical Engineering Department Chair, Oscar Barton

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