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Limited Term Instructor of Fluids and Thermal Sciences

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Mechanical Engineering

Job ID: 269905

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit¿ 


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. 

Department Information

The Mechanical Engineering Department is the largest department in the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology with over 1650 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. The department is the home of 25 nationally renowned full-time faculty members with diverse research interests, including smart materials, bioengineering, nanotechnology, soft robots, nuclear energy, and aerodynamics. While focusing on the application of the principles of mechanics and energy to design cutting-edge technology, mechanical engineering offers students a foundation to begin their careers in an ever-changing environment. The Mechanical Engineering department offers a Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree, a Mechanical Engineering Master's Degree, an Aerospace Engineering Minor, and a Nuclear Engineering Minor.   The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. More information can be found at

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track, Limited Term Instructor of Fluids and Thermal Sciences in the Department of Mechanical Engineering with a preferred start date of August 2024. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.


  • Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the general area of mechanics, fluid mechanics, and thermal sciences.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline is required. The required degree must be earned by the start date.
Preferred Qualifications

  • A PhD degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline 
  • Willingness to teach in face-to-face, on-line or hybrid modalities
  • Record of past teaching mechanical engineering courses at the undergraduate level
Required Documents to Attach

  1. CV 
  2. Cover Letter 
  3. Teaching philosophy and how you will advance student success at Kennesaw State University
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire) 
  5. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references

Only complete applications will be considered.

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, please apply by  May 1, 2024.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Marwan Al-Haik,, 1(470)-578-7162.

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