Faculty Positions

The Employment at Harvey Mudd page has the College’s Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement and information about how to request a disability accommodation during the application and recruitment process.

Visiting and Adjunct Positions

Introduction to Academic Writing Instructor

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for an Instructor position to teach Introduction to Academic Writing (Writ I). Writ 1 Instructors team teach two half-semester sections of this introductory writing course required of all first-year students at Harvey Mudd College. Instructors collaborate closely with both a teaching partner and with the larger multi-disciplinary teaching team to provide explicit instruction in critical reading, crafting and developing analytical arguments, including attention to readers’ needs, rhetorical purpose, genre, authority/voice, and disciplinary conventions, as well as revision and peer review. Instructors provide rich and timely feedback, both written and oral, on successive student essay drafts. This teaching opportunity requires participation in the summer Writ 1 Faculty Development Seminar, held this year Monday-Friday, May 14-18, from 1-5 p.m. each day. The teaching team also meets weekly over lunch throughout the fall semester to coordinate collaboration and share pedagogical insights, strategies, and materials. Applicants must have a commitment to teaching excellence. Demonstrated success teaching writing to diverse and underserved populations is a plus. Applicants with demonstrated successful teaching experience at Harvey Mudd is also a plus. Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing science, mathematics, and engineering. The college enthusiastically welcomes applications from talented individuals from all cultural backgrounds. Applicants should submit: a cover letter and a curriculum vitae or resume in a single PDF document to menefee@hmc.edu. For full consideration, applications should be received by April 23, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Department of Engineering

Harvey Mudd College’s Department of Engineering invites applications for several visitor and adjunct faculty positions. The Department seeks candidates from a variety of engineering disciplines who can excel in teaching a broadly-based undergraduate curriculum focused on design, systems engineering, and engineering science. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence. Industrial or other practical experience in the field is valued but not required. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in engineering or a related field is required.

Harvey Mudd is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing science, mathematics, and engineering. Teaching opportunities include the department’s required courses and technical electives, participation on teaching teams in the design and/or systems engineering sequences, supervising sponsored projects in the Engineering Clinic program, and developing courses in the applicant’s area of specialty. Visiting faculty members will be required to instruct 4 semester long courses, (2 per semester), as well as advise 2 Clinic team projects. Adjunct faculty members will be required to instruct 1-2 courses. Both visiting faculty positions and adjunct faculty positions will be appointments for only the 2018-19 academic year.

Candidates must be committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population, particularly groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering; candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply. All candidates are encouraged to describe in the cover letter the nature of their commitment to and experience in broadening participation of underrepresented groups in engineering.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of at least three references. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 31, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Harvey Mudd College enthusiastically welcomes applications from talented individuals from all cultural backgrounds. The College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. The College’s Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement and information about accommodations is available.

Any questions may be sent directly to Prof. Christopher Clark, Associate Department Chair of Engineering, at clark@hmc.edu.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of at least three references in a single PDF document emailed to: engineeringvisitingprof@g.hmc.edu.

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at Harvey Mudd College

Please check back in August.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Harvey Mudd College enthusiastically welcomes applications from talented individuals from all cultural backgrounds. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.