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Instructor, Senior Design

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is looking for a person to serve as a faculty advisor for several senior design capstone teams, specifically the ME 4015-4016 capstone series. The successful candidate must enjoy interacting with students and have good organizational and management skills. Responsibilities will include serving as a faculty advisor for 8-12 senior design capstone teams each academic year, and occasional opportunities to lecture on the practical elements of mechanical design. Senior design faculty advisors function as the mentor, engineering manager, subject matter expert, and liaison to an industry sponsor for the teams they advise. This position may involve other duties as assigned, including oversight of lab spaces for the design teams, oversight of team budgets, and occasional travel to visit industry sponsor sites. The position does not include a research component, but there may be opportunities to publish material related to the work product of the design teams.