Open positions | Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno is looking for dynamic, career-oriented candidates to teach undergraduate laboratory courses. Applicants will be expected to teach both practical and undergraduate computer science courses in the lab. Three years of experience teaching engineering at the college level and a demonstrated interest in teaching is preferred. Applicants with an engineering degree are strongly encouraged to apply. This full-time position starts no earlier than January 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022 at the latest. Special attention will be given to candidates applying by December 1, 2021. This is a full-time position non-permanent which depends on funding.

The University of Nevada, Reno reserves the right to hire at any level of Lecturer (I – IV) or Teaching Assistant / Associate / Professor (terminal degree applicants) that is appropriate for the hiring. If you have any questions about the title, please inquire during the interview process.

Candidates should have experience in experimental methods and be familiar with LABVIEW and MATLAB. Applicants must have a BS in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. In addition, applicants must have either (1) a doctorate in mechanical engineering, engineering or a closely related field, or (2) a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, engineering or a closely related field, as well as experience in college-level engineering education. Applicants should provide a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, statement promoting diversity in education, and contact details for at least three references. Please apply online.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the five departments of the College of Engineering. Mechanical Engineering is a dynamic department within a growing R1 research university. The ME department has launched an Aerospace Engineering (AE) program with major and graduate programs starting in 2022. The department currently offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Engineering. aerospace. It is ABET accredited and has around 800 undergraduates and 40 graduate students. The university recently completed a $ 14 million renovation of the Mechanical Engineering Building in 2017, and the new $ 100 million William N. Pennington Engineering Building, which includes an ISO-5 (CLASS 100) cleanroom. , in 2020. Departmental resources include access to the University’s high performance computing facility and a 5,700 square foot aerospace engineering experimental station secured in support of the department’s new aerospace engineering program. . Reno is one of ten participants nationwide in the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program. For more information visit the Mechanical Engineering website and the x688x688.

The Reno region has an ethnically diverse population of over 500,000 people, with growing engineering, aerospace, high-tech and art communities, and an international airport 10 minutes from the university. Located on the banks of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, the town is 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and its magnificent recreational opportunities, 3 hours from Yosemite National Park, and 4 hours from San Francisco and from the Pacific coast.

EEO / AA Women, under-represented groups, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.