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CUNY Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering Technology in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering Technology

Job ID: 21803

Location: NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. Located in the Metrotech area of downtown Brooklyn, we are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, preparing them for a rapidly changing world. For over five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college. City Tech employs approximately 1,000 full-time faculty and staff, and over 900 part-time faculty.

The Mechanical Engineering Technology department has a full time faculty of 11, with 33 part time faculty members. It offers Associate in Applied Science degrees (AAS) in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Industrial Design Technology and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology. The Mechanical Engineering Technology programs are accredited by ETAC/ABET. The Mechanical Engineering Technology department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mechanical Engineering Technology focusing on manufacturing. The position is at the assistant professor level, to begin during the Fall 2020 semester.

Reporting to the department chair, the successful candidate will teach courses in areas such as manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) advanced manufacturing, product design, rapid prototyping, machine design, Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), and Finite Element Analysis (FEA), as well as conduct research, develop new courses, and engage in service activities. Candidates with research interests in design and manufacturing, computational mechanics, materials and structures, biomechanics, and vibrations are strongly encouraged to apply.


A PhD is strongly preferred. Prior teaching or industrial experience in mechanical engineering and manufacturing, proficiency with CAD/CAM/CNC, and Finite Elements is essential. Candidates with a minimum of a master's degree in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology (or closely related field) plus a PE license who have strong industry experience can be considered.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge and research interests in various elements of mechanical engineering design including but not limited to: manufacturing processes, engineering materials, rapid prototyping, structural analysis, dynamics, manufacturing systems, simulation, applications in robotics, 3-D modeling/animation and product design.

Additional desired experience includes: proposal/grant solicitation and management skills, experience working in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment, and an interest in developing and fostering public-private partnerships and industry related student internship programs.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Application will be accepted until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after March 2, 2020.


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