Assistant Teaching Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
Campus City:
Middletown, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Harrisburg
School of Science, Engineering and Technology


Penn State Harrisburg, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology, effective August 2020. A Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or a closely-related engineering discipline and relevant experience is required. Candidates with expertise in the areas of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, solid mechanics, machine design, dynamics, manufacturing processes, and fundamentals of mechanical engineering will be considered. All full-time faculty are expected to engage in scholarly activities, participate in University/College and professional service, assist with ABET accreditation processes, and advise students. This position is a one-year appointment with an excellent opportunity for renewal based on performance. Successful applicants must be prepared to contribute through teaching in both ME and MET undergraduate programs, with the ability to contribute to our graduate engineering programs being highly desirable. Information about the College can be found at The College offers ABET-accredited BS degree programs in CE, EE, EET, ME, MET, and SDCET, in addition to a MS ME degree and other graduate programs. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088