Online Mechanical Engineering Adjunct Faculty

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Employment Status
Adjunct Faculty
Posted Date
1 month ago(1/4/2023 10:12 AM)
Job Family
ECPI University
United States


This position is a remote and online faculty position


Transform your Career at ECPI University

Since 1966, ECPI University’s employees have been dedicated to helping students achieve their academic and career goals through our unique education model.  Our culture is to prioritize our students’ success through the support of our dynamic team and industry focused curriculum. 

ECPI University provides a stable work environment, with professional growth opportunities, and competitive benefits. If you are interested in joining us in making a difference in students’ lives, we would love to hear from you to discuss the opportunity.

Benefits of Employment

ECPI University provides comprehensive benefits, some of which are highlighted below:

  • Tuition scholarship program available to employees and their immediate family members after 90 days of employment
  • Competitive compensation and medical/dental benefit plans
  • 401(k) participation with possible employer contributions


The Department of Engineering Technology at ECPI University invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure-track Online teaching position in the School of Engineering Technology in the College of Technology. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses and laboratories in Mechanical Engineering Technology and be available evenings and weekends to support online students.


The School of Engineering Technology offers ABET accredited Baccalaureate degree programs in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Electronic Systems Engineering Technology. The Online Department, with an enrollment of more than 600 students, offers faculty the perfect environment to share their industry experience with students through our five weeks long terms.


Faculty members are expected to teach undergraduate courses and labs, based on their experience, in the areas of:

  • Drafting & Modeling
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Manufacturing & machining
  • Machine Design & FEA
  • Thermal & Fluid Science





Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or in a related field with 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline from a regionally accredited educational institution; Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering is preferred.



  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Inventor or other 3D design software
  • Experience with Machine Tool Technology, CNC G-Code programming, and CAD/CAM software is a plus
  • 2 years online teaching/curriculum experience, and strong online presentation skills are a plus.
  • 3-5 years industry experience in a mechanical and/or manufacturing engineering field required; 10-15 years career industry experience preferred.
  • Industry experience must be within the last 5 years.
  • Mechatronics candidates should have a strong background in control systems, instrumentation and measurements, and mechanical systems
  • Appropriate technical certification or licensure (if required.)
  • Canvas LMS experience preferred.


Required Skills:


  • Experience in a student-centric and hands-on learning environment

  • High levels of integrity

  • Able to work in a 5 week course accelerated environment

  • Ability to build rapport quickly


    Solid listening skills, approachability, and ability to see multiple perspectives
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable with technology and its integration in the classroom preferred.


Faculty Technical Requirements:
• Reliable high-speed internet required
• Responsible for supplying your own windows-based computer and webcam, PC must be current and pass the ECPI University minimum requirements test.
• Required to present two live lectures via Zoom each week


ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives.

What does ECPI University have to offer?
• A focus on students and academic excellence
• Individualized course tutoring available to all students
• Professional work environment
• Talented and committed co-workers
• An adult-focused accelerated schedule
• An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network
• Competitive compensation & benefits plan


ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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