Closing date: Priority deadline for receipt of
materials is February 1, 2014, but the position will remain open until
Position title: Associate Professor of Mechanical
Engineering and Department Chair
Saint Martin’s University invites applicants for Chairperson of the
Mechanical Engineering Department. It will be a full-time tenure track
position at the associate professor level. The candidate’s area of
interest will preferably be in mechatronics, vibrations, system dynamics
and/or other areas in mechanical engineering.
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, initiate and run an
applied research program, and also demonstrated knowledge of ABET accreditation
processes. 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
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:
- 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:
firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at
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
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
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.