The Department of Engineering at Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Mechanical Engineering to begin by July 2023. FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport.


  • A Ph.D. or a (Masters + 5 years of experience) in Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline at the time of employment;
  • preparedness and enthusiasm to teach Mechanical Engineering courses especially solid modeling and manufacturing, mechanical design, and mechanical engineering labs;
  • ability to develop and support student internships;
  • commitment to supporting the growth and excellence of the University’s Mechanical Engineering program;
  • commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and support of the Mission of the University;
  • willingness to support ABET accreditation plans
  • willingness and ability to teach additional courses in computer science and mathematics, as needed and appropriate;

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit the following materials:

  • a cover letter outlining the candidate’s strengths in support of the advertised position
  • curriculum vitae
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • a statement of support for the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • a statement on your ability to develop internships and manage mechanical engineering projects for students
  • a statement describing your preparedness to teach Mechanical Engineering courses such as Mechanical Design, and Solid Modeling and Manufacturing (plus lab). Ability to teach Dynamic Systems, Senior Design, and technical electives is a plus.
  • a statement describing your preparedness to design, set-up, and teach Mechanical Engineering lab courses such as strength of materials, fluids, and/or heat transfer
    one letter of reference
  • two additional references which can be contact information and/or letters
  • copies of academic transcripts (unofficial accepted)
  • evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness (including evaluations if applicable)

The application package must be submitted electronically to Dr. Derek Doroski, Chair, Search Committee, Dr. Daniel Kuebler, dkuebler@franciscan.edu. Applications without all requested materials will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed.

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply for this job email your details to dkuebler@franciscan.edu

About Franciscan University of Steubenville

It should be a calling, a vocation. Through pursuing a career with Franciscan University, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of a visionary organization in service of the Catholic Church, society, and culture.

At Franciscan University you will work for and with the Church, alongside like-minded men and women who share your values and your desire to transform the culture. You’ll be challenged by the work and rewarded by the fruit it bears. You’ll be part of an institution that Francis Cardinal Stafford, former president of the Pontifical Council of the Laity, described as “central to the reform and the renewal of the Catholic Church after the Second Vatican Council.”