Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology - Full-Time Temporary Instructor in Mechanical Engineering

Bradley University invites applications for two Instructors beginning August 2014.  The positions will be at the rank of Temporary Instructor. The positions are full-time appointments on 9-month contracts with the possibility of renewal depending on performance and funding. 

The successful candidate will teach fundamental undergraduate mechanical engineering courses.  A specialization in one or more of the following areas is preferred: controls, design, heat transfer, instrumentation, kinematics, or thermodynamics. Experience in teaching freshmen, experience in mentoring students, and laboratory expertise will be valuable.  Preference will be given to candidates with industrial and/or teaching experience. The candidates are expected to have excellent verbal communication skills.  A master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. 

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and complete contact information for three professional references electronically to

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Visa sponsorship is not available for these positions.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities.  For additional information about the University visit

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.