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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.  Applications will be accepted until July 22. Final hiring decisions are expected to be made by July 31.

Job Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UM-Dearborn is seeking an Intermittent Lecturer to teach ME 4471 "Solar Energy Systems Analysis & Design". The course introduces students to the fundamentals of solar energy conversion and solar energy systems. Principles in thermodynamics and heat transfer required to understand the solar energy use is reviewed. Design of different types of solar energy systems are explored and assessed. Issues relating to the practical implementation of solar energy will also be considered. 4 credit hour lecture.


The Intermittent Lecturer in will be expected to teach ME 4471 "Solar Energy Systems Analysis & Design" a 4 (four) credit hour lecture.  This is expected to be a 33.33% appointment, the course schedule is TBD.  Specific activities include course preparation, content delivery, grading, office hours, discussion/meetings with the Department Chair.

Required Qualifications*

Preferred candidates will possess, at minimum, a PhD Degree in Mechanical Engineering with relevant specialization, relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence.  Candidates with lesser qualifications will be considered. Candidates will be evaluated based on submitted CV, teaching evaluations, and relevant recommendations.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.