Position Overview & Responsibilities

The Departments of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in the School of Science and Engineering at Merrimack College is seeking a full-time non-tenure-track faculty member for the position of Engineering Laboratory Instructor. This position will function as a faculty member in both Civil and Mechanical Engineering programs and will assist with the instruction, and assessment responsibilities of both programs. The successful hire will be responsible for lab preparation and presentation in coordination with the chairs of each department. Teaching duties will begin in the Fall 2022 semester. This role will have teaching duties in both the Fall and Spring semesters. Additional teaching duties in the summer term, including both laboratory and lecture section(s), will be compensated above the standard NTT academic year (10-month) contract.


  • M.S. in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • College-level teaching experience in Civil or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Industry experience is preferred.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills are essential.

Statement on Our Mission

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect, and can contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith, and our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Application materials should include:

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Cover letter stating: motivation/interest in the position, summary of professional background related to civil and/or mechanical engineering, applicable research experience, as well as commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and experience in teaching and curriculum development.
  • Teaching statement explaining the candidate’s teaching philosophy.
  • Name(s) and contact information for three (3) professional references.
  • Graduate transcripts.

Required Vaccinations & Remote Work:

Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.

Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About Merrimack College

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 260- acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest-growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 4/6/2022

Position Code: 977