Employment opportunities

Position announcement

Closing date: Priority deadline for receipt of materials is February 1, 2014, but the position will remain open until filled.

Position title: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Position summary:

Saint Martin’s University invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position at the assistant professor level. The candidate’s area of interest will preferably be in mechatronics, vibrations, systems dynamics and/or areas in mechanical engineering.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a related field, an ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate mechanical engineering courses, develop advanced courses in areas of expertise, and initiate and run an applied research program. Candidates with teaching experience, including laboratories are preferred. Also required is a willingness and ability to support the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin's.

Saint Martin's University Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering offers undergraduate programs in mechanical and civil engineering, and graduate programs in civil engineering, mechanical engineering and engineering management. The School recently moved into Cebula Hall, the highest rated LEED certified building in the Western Hemisphere. The School is presently positioning itself for greater prominence, significant growth, and growing international relationships.

Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications, and comes with a standard benefits package.

Required Application Materials:

  • A letter expressing interest in being considered for the position and addressing the position requirements.
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  • A list of three references who can speak to your qualifications, including full telephone and email contact information.
  • Saint Martin's University requires final candidates to review the university's mission statement and values. Finalists must write a brief statement which highlights how the candidate's work will contribute to the mission and values of Saint Martin's University. To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an educational environment," we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html.
  • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate.
  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

Materials, questions and inquiries should be sent electronically to Ms. Hopie Lopez, Executive Assistant to the Dean: hlopez@stmartin.edu or by telephone at 360-688-2731.

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Associate Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.