Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering - Loyola Marymount University

Loyola Marymount University (LMU)

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  Candidates with expertise in bioengineering and/or advanced solid mechanics and design are preferred. Successful candidates will be dedicated to: 1) student learning and development through excellent teaching and advising, 2) developing a thriving research program that involves our students, 3) participating in shared governance through involvement in service, and 4) supporting the mission and identity of our institution. Candidates are required to have earned or nearly-earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. The appointment is expected to begin on August 15, 2017.


The department is committed to delivering a high quality, practice-oriented curriculum to an increasingly diverse student population. The department currently offers programs leading to the BS, MS, and combined BS+MS degrees in mechanical engineering, has eight full-time faculty members, numerous adjunct faculty, and approximately 180 undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research objectives, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references by January 15, 2017. Application materials must be submitted online at Questions regarding this position can be directed to Matt Siniawski, Chair of the Search Committee at


Loyola Marymount University, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply. (Visit for more information.)