Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering - 497516



Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

Department Org: MIME - 102010

Employee Classification: F3 - Faculty 9 Month Non AAUP

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: MC AC

Job Description:

The Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME) Department at The University of Toledo invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Thermal-Fluid and Mechatronics/Automation beginning August 2024. This position entails teaching a wide variety of undergraduate courses and laboratories, creating innovative instructional materials and laboratory experiences, contributing to program assessment and accreditation activities, and advising students. The teaching load is 12-15 credit hours per semester.

Review of applications for the position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Mohamed Samir Hefzy (

More information about the Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Department at The University of Toledo can be found at:

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants should possess a graduate degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or a closely aligned engineering field from an accredited institution. The position also requires expertise in two or more of the following areas: experimental/computational fluid dynamics, thermal science, mechatronics, intelligent systems, and automations.

A letter expressing interest in the specific position, a curriculum vitae, available start date, and a teaching or academic portfolio that contains narratives describing teaching activities, and sufficient documentation to support the narratives, are required. The application should convey a robust teaching background with experience in lectures, recitations, and laboratory sessions. The candidate should also be able to demonstrate success in undergraduate teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of three years of instructional and industrial experience is preferred. Additionally, a record of relevant professional activity and engagement with service activities at the community or national level, as well as innovation in teaching pedagogy at the undergraduate course level, are desired.

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the HR Compliance at or 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

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