Adjunct Faculty-Mechanical Engineering

Posted On: August 8, 2018

Hours: Part Time


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Albert Nerken School of Engineering is searching for adjunct faculty who have an interest and expertise in teaching undergraduate and graduate-level mechanical engineering courses.

The candidate should possess a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or a related field or a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and at least 10 years of experience in a related field and demonstrate effective teaching potential.

Positions are available for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. 

Some areas we have needs for in the upcoming semesters are: Manufacture Engineering and Cloud-Based Design and Manufacture for the Fall 2018 semester, Industrial Robots for the Spring 2018 semester.  Other candidates well qualified to teach core courses in areas such as thermodynamics and heat transfer, or in upper level courses, such as combustion, automotive engineering or other areas will be considered.  Refer to our course listings for more information.

This is a unionized position.

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply submit detailed CV, cover letter, and statement of teaching interest to:
Human Resources
30 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003

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