Visiting Professor of Engineering

Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in Engineering beginning in August 2024. This is a non-tenure-track, visiting, full-time position open to candidates who have earned at minimum an MS degree in engineering. The initial contract will be for two years with renewal dependent upon satisfactory evaluation.

In keeping with our liberal arts mission, we seek to educate engineers broadly, producing engineering graduates who are outstanding technical problem solvers, who understand culture and context, and who can communicate their ideas clearly. The ideal candidate will be able to teach core mechanical and/or electrical engineering courses and elective courses in their area of specialty. Working in the Department of Physics and Engineering, the new faculty member will help build an ABET-accredited program offering a B.S.E. with emphases in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Our new professor must have a deep interest in teaching and will continue to develop professionally in ways that support undergraduate students. We are particularly interested in increasing participation and success in engineering by underrepresented groups. Teaching and/or industry experience is a plus.

Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college is a member of the prestigious Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Monmouth is in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges for National Liberal Arts Colleges, is ranked 70th out of 240 schools in the "National Universities - Liberal Arts" category by Washington Monthly , and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

Review of applications will begin on January 2nd, 2024, and proceed until the position is filled. To apply, please send by email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy (including a discussion of diversity, inclusion, and increasing the participation and success of underrepresented groups in engineering), and contact information for three references to Deena McLaughlin at Please put "Engineering search" in subject line.

Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.

Competitive salary and attractive benefit package.

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