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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Mechanical Engineering
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering

Job ID: 237803
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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. 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. 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 Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is the second largest engineering college in Georgia with over 5,000 students. Students receive hands-on learning experiences from industry-expert faculty in the University's state-of-the-art facilities to produce Georgia's next generation of integrated engineers, with technical knowledge, intellectual depth, and experience in professional skills. With two programs in the Top 20 largest programs, the college has the third largest African American student enrollment among engineering colleges. For more information related to the college, please visit the website at

The Mechanical Engineering department consists of 1665 undergraduate and graduate students and 23 full-time faculty members. The faculty are committed to growing a program which is nationally recognized for providing an outstanding education to aspiring engineers, as well as peer-reviewed research with relevance. Scholarship in the Department includes both industry- and government-funded research projects focused on the practical application of engineering principles. The faculty have expertise in areas including heat transfer, materials science, fluid mechanics, computer aided engineering, machine design, dynamics systems and control theory, and best practices in engineering education. More information can be found at the department website. For more information related to the department, please visit the website

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering faculty position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering beginning August 2022. Rank will be commensurate with experience and determined upon hire.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and potentially graduate courses throughout the curriculum, with emphasis on the mechanics sequence of statics, dynamics, strength of materials, and fluid mechanics (shared with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering). Responsibilities also include teaching other ME courses such as materials science, thermodynamics, computer aided engineering, and related laboratory courses such as fluid mechanics, strength of materials, vibrations and controls, and heat transfer. Some service activities at the department, college, or university level are expected.

Required Qualifications
An earned Master's, or the foreign equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering, or related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • An earned Ph.D., or the foreign equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • Related work experience and/or Professional Engineering licensure
  • Record of past teaching in higher education
  • Experience in teaching strength of materials (including related laboratory course) and other engineering mechanics courses
  • Experience teaching in various delivery modes
  • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. The names and the contact information of three references which KSU may contact
Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please apply by February 15, 2022. This position is open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Timothy Zeigler at, or phone 470-578-7162.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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