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Adjunct Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

Jilin Institute of Chemical Technology

Location: Jilin - China
Salary: Competitive and Negotiable salary
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th November 2019
Expires: 28th January 2020

Application Due: Open Until Filled

Jilin Institute of Chemical Technology (JICT) invites applications for part time instructors to teach undergraduate courses in Mechanical Engineering in Spring 2020 Candidates will be working in Jilin, China, in a joint program with a U.S. university.

Course Description:

  1. Advanced Programming Methods- (48 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-June, 2020)Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. This course explores numerical methods using advanced topics in computer programming. These topics include design patterns, advanced graphical components, software component models, concepts and structures for high level programming, elements of structured programming using FORTRAN 90 and C, use of software packages such as Maple, MATLAB, and MathCAD, assignments in a microcomputer and network environments, numerical algorithms.
  2. Lectures on Mechanical Engineering (32 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-June, 2020)–Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses.  Analysis of static equilibrium of trusses and frames including forces in members and joints. Section and mass properties. Static and dynamic friction. Dynamic of particles and bodies in translation or rotation. Fundamental properties of ductile and brittle metals for stress and strain. Direct stress and shear, bending stress, and torsional shear in components. Etc
  3. General Chemistry with Lab(64 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-June, 2020)– Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. Topics normally include Stoichiometry, atomic theory, states of matter, electronic structure, oxidation-reduction, and thermodynamics. Selected experiments designed to reinforce concepts covered in General Chemistry.
  4. Advanced Applied Math-(48 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-June, 2020) Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. Topics include differential equations, transient analysis, Laplace transform methods. S-plane poles and zeros are applied specifically toward program applications.
  5. Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Fluid Mechanics -(80 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-June, 2020)Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. The fundamentals of fluid mechanics, including the properties of fluids, pressure, hydrostatics and dynamics of fluid flow. Laminar and turbulent flow, friction losses, and sizing of pipes. Pump section and application. Selected course topics are included as computer programming projects. Laboratory experiments in selected topics in fluids flow, heat transfer, and thermodynamics. Introduction to validity of measurements, statistical analysis, error and uncertainty analysis. 


  • Master's degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, engineering technology or closely related field is required for undergraduate instruction.
  • High level English speaker is preferred;
  • Patient and enthusiastic for teaching with high sense of responsibility;
  • Ideally 3 years’ teaching or training experience is preferred;
  • Understanding American higher education system.

Compensation and Salary

  • Competitive and Negotiable salary;
  • Assist on visa application;
  • One round trip airfare from the instructor’s city to Jilin shall be provided;
  • A free apartment on campus shall be provided;
  • Pick-up service shall be provided.

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