Job Posting - Assistant/Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Assistant/Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering

Angola, Indiana



The Forrest V. Wade Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applicants for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.  The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.  High quality teaching is our first priority; however, faculty members are expected to engage in professional development and scholarship activates.

The Allen School of Engineering and Technology has approximately 850 students across eight majors, with about 250 of those students in the ABET accredited Mechanical Engineering program.

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The ideal candidate will have expertise in mechanical engineering and the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate mechanical engineering courses.  The anticipated starting date of the appointment is August 13, 2018


An earned doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Education, or a closely related field is desired.  Candidates with a Master’s degree in engineering and appropriate industrial experience will be considered. 

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita detailing all academic and professional experience, (unofficial) graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three references.



Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Outstanding Benefits:

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health - medical, dental, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life insurance - a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1 ½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement - after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match

Are you ready to join Trine?


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.