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Assistant Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Mechanics)

Effective Date

August 18, 2014 (Fall semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2014
  • Specialization in the area of Mechanics
  • Demonstrated potential, effective teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Evidence of successful independent research, scholarly and creative activities in related fields
  • Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the University/College level
  • Experience in teaching courses in the area of Mechanics
  • Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of research programs and curriculum in emerging and rapidly developing areas of Mechanics
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise student projects, develop courses and academic programs, update curriculum, supervise students’ theses, and actively participate in academic governance
  • Demonstrated interest in contributing to the mission of the department, college, and university



  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in or related to engineering mechanics, materials, and manufacturing, as well as undergraduate fundamental courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering
  • Develop new courses and laboratories; revise and update existing courses
  • Supervise student projects and theses
  • Write grant proposals and seek research funding; conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publication and external funding
  • Actively participate in department, college, university, and community service


The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach welcomes and encourages diversity.  We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds.  The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.  California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Required Documentation

  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current e-mail address)
  • A list of three to five current references or letters of recommendation
  • A copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Evidence of successful teaching (examples: syllabi, student evaluations, course handouts, exams), and a statement of teaching, research, and professional goals
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three to five current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted) and an official transcript


Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be submitted through:



Search Committee, Recruitment 2085

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-8305

(562) 985-1563

Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin January 17, 2014.

  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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