AME Lecturer Position Open

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The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering ( at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering ( seeks candidates for a teaching position (Lecturer) to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible faculty position on the non-tenure track. Competitive candidates will have the training and experience necessary to teach effectively in a highly-ranked aerospace and mechanical department that advances undergraduate students through an accredited BS degree program and graduate students in MS and PhD programs. While we are interested in candidates with backgrounds in all areas of aerospace and mechanical engineering areas, we are particularly interested in candidates with significant practical lab experience in mechatronics, and control systems. Fluency in digital and analog electronics and/or embedded systems would be valued.

Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching. Lecturers spend the majority of their time on teaching and teaching-related duties with reduced obligation for research and University service. Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering or aerospace engineering (or equivalent) by the date of appointment. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Applicants should submit their applications online at .

Applications must include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and names of at least three professional references, at least two of whom must be familiar with, and able to comment on, the applicant’s teaching experience. The position will remain open until filled, but the first round of applicants will be selected by April 30, 2017. Later applications will be considered to the extent possible.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information regarding accommodations is available by contacting