Online Mechanical Engineering Technology Adjunct Faculty

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Employment Status
Adjunct Faculty
Posted Date
7 months ago(5/22/2023 12:49 PM)
Job Family
ECPI University
United States


We are looking for instructors to teach in our undergraduate Mechanical Engineering program. This would be an ideal position for a Mechanical Engineering professional. No prior teaching experience is needed; we provide training, mentoring, and ongoing faculty support.


The School of Engineering Technology offers ABET accredited Baccalaureate degree programs in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Electronic Systems Engineering Technology.


Since 1966, ECPI University’s employees have been dedicated to helping students achieve their academic and career goals through our unique education model.  If you are looking for an opportunity to share your industry experience, provide practical hands-on instruction, and make a real difference in our students’ lives, ECPI University may be for you. 


Our terms are five weeks long and offer faculty the perfect environment in which to share their specific industry experiences to help students achieve learning outcomes.  Candidates must be available evenings and weekends to support our busy adult learners.



  • 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

  • 1 +  years industry experience in a mechanical and/or manufacturing engineering field required; 7+ 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)

  • Specifically looking for experience in any of the areas below:

    • Drafting & Modeling

    • Engineering Mechanics

    • Manufacturing & machining

    • Machine Design & FEA

    • Thermal & Fluid Science

Required Skills:

  • The highest levels of integrity at all times.

  • Ability to quickly build connections with students using strong interpersonal skills (including approachability and empathy).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a 5-week accelerated course environment 
  • Comfortable being first point of contact to troubleshoot software or technical concerns for students.


Online Faculty Technical Requirements:

  • Reliable high-speed internet required
  • Responsible for supplying your own windows-based computer and webcam.  
  • Your computer system must pass the ECPI University minimum requirements test.
  • Required to teach one live session each week and hold one live office hour per week via Zoom

Benefits of Employment


ECPI University provides comprehensive benefits on the first of the month after thirty (30) days of employment, some of which are highlighted below:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Retirement plan
  • Health Advocate
  • Some industry certifications
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Discounts (i.e. Tickets at Work, Verizon Wireless, MetLife Pet Insurance)
  • IPad/Computer Purchase Program
  • Employee Referral Program

ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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