Assistant or Associate Professor – Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering and Technology (MMET) at Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) seeks applications for a full-time, 12 month, tenure track position for the Oregon Tech Seattle operations. Applicants must have a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate and graduate engineering education and a strong desire to help grow and develop our ongoing educational collaboration with The Boeing Company. The starting salary for the positions will be competitive with our comparator institutions and includes an excellent benefits package with comprehensive healthcare; a generous retirement; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools.

The appointment will be at the assistant or associate professor level. The department offers BSME (EAC-ABET accredited), BSMET, BSMFG (both ABET accredited) and MSMFG degrees. The Oregon Tech Seattle program has a fully-equipped engineering laboratory located in Everett, WA and is well known for providing a hands-on-applied engineering education.

The position is focused on undergraduate and graduate teaching.  This position has responsibilities for development and teaching in the area of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in the Thermal Sciences (thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, combustion).  The position also requires a familiarity with performing engineering laboratory exercises in the aforementioned areas and other areas of mechanical/manufacturing engineering.  The successful applicant needs to be able to teach masters-level courses in both manufacturing and mechanical engineering. 

The Oregon Tech Seattle program is a novel academic-industrial partnership and we are seeking a motivated colleague with the enthusiasm and ability to help us drive the program forward.  We emphasize innovative approaches to teaching and curriculum delivery, strong engagement with industry and committed professional relationships with our students; we want to know how you can contribute to the program. Oregon Tech is the only polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest.  The primary mission of Oregon Tech is undergraduate teaching. 

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or a closely related field, with a demonstrated expertise in the Thermal Sciences, and a minimum of three years relevant industrial experience.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned Doctorate in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or closely related field, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and/or professional registration. Demonstrated expertise in the Thermal Sciences, as well as in applied research. 

To Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, submit a letter of application discussing your ability to contribute to our mission, current curriculum vitae, transcripts and current contact information for at least three professional references to job# 14-66014. Application material may also be mailed to Oregon Tech Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.

  • Offer of employment will be contingent upon ability to successfully complete a criminal history/background check.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, foreign nationals granted temporary residence under one of the 1986 legalization programs, refugees, and asylees.

For further information contact Dr. John Bridge, Search Chair, at

OIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer

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