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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

Faculty: David Crawford School of Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering Visiting Faculty


The David Crawford School of Engineering of Norwich University invites applications for a visiting faculty position in the Mechanical Engineering program. Responsibilities include teaching of undergraduate Mechanical Engineering courses and lab sessions, management of instructional laboratories, advising undergraduate students, working with colleagues in the Engineering discipline, and participation in School/University activities.


The successful candidate should have an earned BS and MS degree in Mechanical Engineering. A PhD in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related discipline, is desired. The MS with significant engineering experience in industry, armed forces, or government will be considered. Registration as a PE is an asset, but not required. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate Mechanical Engineering courses and lab sessions. Primary areas of interest are CAD, CAM, manufacturing processes, and fluid power/energy. Familiarity with SolidWorks, LabVIEW and Matlab is preferred. An important part of the Norwich Engineering experience is hands-on project work, so we are seeking a person who is comfortable and experienced in laboratory environments. Candidates must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. at the time of application.

Additional Information:

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A January 2013 start date is anticipated. This position will be non-tenure-track with an initial appointment being for 18 months. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. Extension of the appointment beyond the initial term is dependent on candidate performance and the needs of the Mechanical Engineering program.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications, resume, three references (including names, telephone numbers, postal and email addresses), and a Norwich employment application form to ME Faculty Search via e-mail:

Aug. 28, 2012

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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