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Faculty Positions in Emerging Areas in Mechanical Engineering

University of Texas at Austin

Posted: Oct 18, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions in any emerging area in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants are sought at the rank of Assistant and Full Professor.
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Faculty Positions in Emerging Areas in Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin
Posted: Oct 18, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions in any emerging area in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants are sought at the rank of Assistant and Full Professor. General areas of interest include, but are not limited to 1) real-time estimation and control with applications in robotics, automation, healthcare and manufacturing; 2) large scale computation for simulation, parameter identification, design, and control of complex systems; 3) advanced sensors and metrology; 4) advanced manufacturing and design; and 5) mechanobiology. Other emerging areas will be considered.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences related to the area and a record of high accomplishment with a clearly upward career trajectory. For senior hires, evidence of leadership in directing multi-investigator research programs is essential. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Continuing Assistant Professor of Instruction

The University of Delaware

Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a faculty position focused at an associate or full professor level, in the area of robotics systems including but not limited to bio-inspired design, mobile manipulation, machine learning, human-machine interaction.
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Continuing Assistant Professor of Instruction
The University of Delaware
Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a faculty position focused at an associate or full professor level, in the area of robotics systems including but not limited to bio-inspired design, mobile manipulation, machine learning, human-machine interaction.

Full-time, non-tenure track position with an initial 2-yr contract, renewable in a program that leads to substantial job security. Continuing Track (CT) positions at UD have access to sabbaticals & Professor titles and an active CT Caucus & professional centers dedicated to effective teaching.

Responsibilities incl. teaching & curriculum development related to all aspects of the undergrad ME program; i.e., teaching engineering fundamentals courses, teaching all levels of courses, advising & mentoring undergrads & developing new courses in the incumbent's area(s) of expertise.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in ME or rel. field. In addition to teaching & curricular development exp, qualified applicants should have: (1) record of scholarship in engineering education; (2) prior exp. &/or a willingness to develop expertise in program accreditation; & (3) a well-developed pedagogy & exp. in instructional coaching at the college level. Industrial exp. in ME will be viewed favorably.

The ME Dep't offers a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (BME) deg. accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The BME Program produces graduates w/strong foundations in engineering fundamentals & design enabling them to lead a successful prof'l career &/or obtain advanced deg, contribute to engineering knowl, the profession & the community.

UD is an Equal Oppty Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability & veterans. The UD Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at: www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html.

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Assistant Professor — Energy

University of New Mexico

Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time faculty position. Candidates should have expertise and achievement in the area of energy systems and distributed/nonlinear control, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence in the broad areas of controls and dynamic systems.
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Assistant Professor — Energy
University of New Mexico
Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. This will be a probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision.

Applicants should hold an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field by the start date of the appointment. Candidates should have demonstrated expertise and achievement in the area of energy systems and distributed/nonlinear control, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence in the broad areas of controls and dynamic systems.

For best consideration, complete applications must be received by December 4, 2017.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse work force. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

UNM is a recipient of an ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant from the NSF to promote and advance women and minority faculty in STEM fields, and SOE is partnering with the ADVANCE at UNM program to help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse faculty.

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Assistant Professor — Materials

University of New Mexico

Posted: Oct 9, 2017

Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time faculty position. Candidates should have expertise and achievement in experimental research in advanced materials and manufacturing, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence in the broad areas of materials science and solid mechanics.
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Assistant Professor — Materials
University of New Mexico
Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. This will be a probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision.

Applicants should hold an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field by the start date of the appointment. Candidates should have demonstrated expertise and achievement in experimental research in advanced materials and manufacturing, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence in the broad areas of materials science and solid mechanics.

For best consideration, complete applications must be received by December 4, 2017.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse work force. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

UNMUNM is a recipient of an ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant from the NSF to promote and advance women and minority faculty in STEM fields, and SOE is partnering with the ADVANCE at UNM program to help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse faculty.

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Lecturer III — Mechanical Engineering

University of New Mexico

Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for one full-time position as Lecturer III.
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Lecturer III — Mechanical Engineering
University of New Mexico
Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for one full-time position as Lecturer III. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to teaching the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate design sequence, with topics encompassing engineering graphics, design principles and prototyping, computer aided design and finite element analysis, manufacturing and machine shop techniques, racecar design, and capstone design. The expected teaching load for the position is three (3) courses per semester.

Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field by the start date of the appointment. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and external funding for research and/or educational programs, as well as an established record of collaboration and recruitment with local high schools and community colleges.

For best consideration, complete applications must be received by November 15, 2017.

The University of New Mexico is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. We especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.

UNM is a recipient of an ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant from the NSF to promote and advance women and minority faculty in STEM fields, and SOE is partnering with the ADVANCE at UNM program to help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse faculty.

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Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair. The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar with an earned doctorate in a research field related to Aerospace Engineering.
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Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering
University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
Posted: Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair. The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar with an earned doctorate in a research field related to Aerospace Engineering, and will have an exemplary record of achievement in research, teaching and service at a level commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor.

The candidate must possess visionary leadership abilities, a broad appreciation for the diverse perspectives within the Aerospace Engineering discipline, and a strong interest in promoting sponsored research programs and mentoring faculty. The qualified candidate should be able to lead and support the faculty to ensure that learning of the highest quality flourishes at all levels, from undergraduate education to graduate and post-doctoral research. The candidate should be able to work with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and administrators to achieve common goals and to maintain rapport with alumni and industry representatives. The ideal candidate would capitalize on the breadth of research at the University of Michigan to foster multidisciplinary collaboration across the College and University and have a vision to expand the department’s impact. The College of Engineering is especially interested in candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The deadline for ensuring full consideration of an application is November 15, 2017. Thorough details about this position can be found on the application web page.

The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with an Active Dual-Career Assistance Program.

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Assistant Professor

Wichita State University

Posted: Oct 9, 2017

Candidates are required to have a strong research background in one of the emerging areas of advanced manufacturing, such as industrial IoT/cyber physical systems, dynamics and control of robots and automation systems, micro/nano fabrication, metals-based additive manufacturing, high temperature materials/coatings.
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Assistant Professor
Wichita State University
Posted: Oct 9, 2017

Candidates should have:

  • Earned a PhD or other terminal degree in Manufacturing, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field;
  • A strong track record of publications in one of the emerging areas of importance in advanced manufacturing;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Commitment to diversity and ability to work with a diverse population;
  • At least one degree from an institution with ABET accredited programs;
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.

Applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Contact information for three professional references, and ;
  • Applicant’s contact information. Applications and supporting materials should be uploaded electronically.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Target start date is as early as January 2018 and the latest start date is August 2018.

Questions regarding this posting should be directed to:

Dr. Krishna K. Krishnan
Phone: (316)-978-5903
e-mail: krishna.krishnan@wichita.edu

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MEAM Faculty Position

University of Pennsylvania

Posted: Oct 7, 2017

Multiple Tenure-track positions, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania.
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MEAM Faculty Position
University of Pennsylvania
Posted: Oct 7, 2017

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is growing its faculty by 33% over a five-year period. As part of this initiative, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track positions.

We seek applicants with exceptional research achievements and future promise. Candidates must have a commitment to excellence in education in mechanical engineering, and dedication to service and collegiality. Applicants’ training and future research must be strongly rooted in mechanical engineering, and should couple with at least one of our core strengths in robotics and mechanical systems, mechanics of materials, fluid mechanics, and thermal sciences. In their applications, candidates should describe ways their research aligns with the School's strategic plan.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose research has impact and applications in topics including, but not limited to, nanotechnology, structural materials, manufacturing, design, and health and medicine from fundamentals to devices. Appointments at all levels will be considered. Candidates who enrich the diversity of our community are strongly encouraged to apply.

For full consideration, candidates must apply by Dec. 1, 2017.

Penn is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Michigan

Posted: Oct 6, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of Michigan (U-M) seeks applicants and nominations for the position of Department Chair. The closing date for applications is December 1, 2017.
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Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan
Posted: Oct 6, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of Michigan (U-M) is seeking applicants for the position of Department Chair. This position is intended for candidates who are dedicated to the advancement of undergraduate and graduate education, have a distinguished record of research and professional accomplishment, and have strong leadership and management abilities.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar with an earned doctorate in a research field related to Mechanical Engineering and will have an exemplary record of achievement in research, teaching and service at a level commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor. The person must also possess visionary leadership abilities, a broad appreciation for the diverse perspectives within Mechanical Engineering, and a strong interest in promoting sponsored research programs and mentoring faculty.

U-M ME is known for its outstanding strengths in major mechanical engineering core disciplines as well as in interdisciplinary and emerging thematic areas. The Department is consistently ranked among the top nationwide and worldwide by various ranking systems including the QS World Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, and the National Research Council Ph.D. Program Assessments. It also has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

Applicants must electronically submit a detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter describing professional background, qualifications, and leadership experience as well as a two-page synopsis of their view on the current challenges and opportunities facing mechanical engineering education and research. The U-M is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer. Underrepresented minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant or Untenured Associated Professor — Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Posted: Oct 6, 2017

Mechanical Engineering at MIT, Cambridge, MA seeks to hire Assistant Professors in: mechanics: modeling, experimentation and computation; design, manufacturing, and product development; control, instrumentation, and robotics; energy science and engineering; ocean science and engineering; bioengineering; or micro/nanoengineering.
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Assistant or Untenured Associated Professor — Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Posted: Oct 6, 2017

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks candidates for faculty positions starting July 2018 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. Appointments will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level. In special cases, a senior faculty appointment will be considered. Our department is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our society. We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research, contribute proactively to both undergraduate and graduate level teaching in the Mechanical Engineering department and add to the diversity of the academic community.

Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advising students and conducting research. Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field by the beginning of employment. Candidates in all areas related to Mechanical Engineering will be considered.

In addition to searching broadly in mechanical engineering, the department has dedicated positions available in design. Please refer to the special advertisements on our website for details.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and copies of no more than three publications. They should also arrange for four individuals to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. This information must be entered electronically by December 1, 2017 when review of applications will begin.

MIT is an equal-opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

The University of Delaware

Posted: Oct 5, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a faculty position focused at an associate or full professor level, in the area of robotics systems including but not limited to bio-inspired design, mobile manipulation, machine learning, human-machine interaction.
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Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering
The University of Delaware
Posted: Oct 5, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a faculty position focused at an associate or full professor level, in the area of robotics systems incl. but not limited to bio-inspired design, mobile manipulation, machine learning, human-machine interaction. The Dep’t consists of 26 full-time faculty members and has a demonstrated interest & institutional commitment in autonomous systems. We are looking for an individual who will lead campus-wide initiatives in the area, such as related new centers & institutes.

UD combines a rich legacy in science & engineering with a commitment to undergrad education & scholarly excellence. With external funding exceeding $200 million, UD ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. The recently opened 194,000-sq ft Harker Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Laboratory greatly expands opportunities & resources for research & education, & the 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology & Advanced Research) campus offers even more opportunities for research, academic & commercial development.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, or a closely rel. field. The successful candidate will be a dynamic leader w/international visibility, excellence in innovative research, a track record of substantially expanding external funding, and an ability to lead large interdisciplinary, multi-institutional research initiatives.

UD is an Equal Oppty Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability & veterans. The UD Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at: www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html.

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Trinity College

Posted: Oct 4, 2017

The Engineering Department of Trinity College invites applications to fill a tenure-track position in Mechanical Engineering at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2018.
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Trinity College
Posted: Oct 4, 2017

The Engineering Department of Trinity College invites applications to fill a tenure-track position in Mechanical Engineering at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2018. Trinity College, founded in 1823 and located in Hartford Connecticut, is a selective liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 2200 undergraduates. The Trinity Engineering program, with roots as early as 1856, is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Trinity College emphasizes and supports excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in mechanical engineering and maintain an active research program. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering, or a closely related field. Scholarly work in any area(s) of mechanical engineering will be considered. Collaboration with other faculty and with undergraduates is highly encouraged and supported.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans and teaching interests, and names and contact information for at least three references. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2017 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Alabama

Posted: Oct 1, 2017

Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for two new tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in vehicle engineering- (1) autonomous vehicle dynamics and control, and (2) V2X technology- starting as early as Spring 2018.
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Assistant/Associate Professor
University of Alabama
Posted: Oct 1, 2017

Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for two new tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in vehicle engineering starting as early as Spring 2018. Applicants must have a PhD degree in mechanical engineering or similar by date of appointment. Applicants must show the potential to establish a quality research program, collaborate effectively with other faculty, and excel in teaching. Applicants must demonstrate strong records in external funding and publication and a PhD graduation rate for consideration at the Associate Professor level. The two open positions are: (1) Autonomous Vehicle Dynamics and Control (one position): Expertise is sought in sensors, vision/imaging systems and data processing applied to vehicle dynamics and control. This includes basic knowledge of sensors such as radar, cameras, and LIDAR. An understanding of systematic testing of vehicle-intrinsic sensors and vehicle dynamics in the context of software-in-the-loop (SIL), hardware-in-the-loop (HIL), bench testing, and road testing is necessary. Proficiency in multi-vehicle simulation and interaction of vehicles equipped with autonomous driving technology is highly desirable. (2) Vehicle Dynamics based on V2X Technology (one position): Expertise in optimization of mechanical engineering aspects of multi-vehicle dynamics in the context of safety, fuel efficiency, and traffic flow through V2X technologies is sought.

Applicants should apply online. Required application documents include: resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, and names of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately. For additional information, please contact: Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian, email: bharat@eng.ua.edu.

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Department Head, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

The University of Arizona

Posted: Oct 1, 2017

The Department of Aerospace And Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona, seek an engaging, articulate leader needed to guide successful department at highly ranked research university as it secures additional faculty appointments and expands and enhances undergraduate and graduate programs, research impact and visibility, and industrial partnerships.
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Department Head, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
The University of Arizona
Posted: Oct 1, 2017

We seek an engaging and articulate leader to guide this successful department as it secures additional faculty appointments and expands and enhances its undergraduate and graduate programs, research impact and visibility, and industrial partnerships.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of transparent, collaborative and effective strategic planning, communication and resource management. A distinguished record of achievement in scholarship, research and/or professional practice commensurate with an appointment at the rank of professor with tenure is required.

The department is dedicated to innovative interdisciplinary research and teaching in both aerospace and mechanical engineering. The department’s research specialties include active flow control, aerospace guidance navigation and control, astrodynamics, biomechanics, computational and experimental fluid and solid mechanics, mechatronics, multibody dynamics, nanotechnology and renewable energy.

Research at the University of Arizona is strongly multidisciplinary and the department works extensively with, among others, the UA Department of Planetary Sciences, Arizona Health Sciences Center, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Bioresearch, College of Optical Sciences and the Program in Applied Mathematics, all of which enjoy international recognition as centers for world-class academic programs and research.

The University of Arizona is located in Tucson, which has a vibrant, multicultural community – in 2016 UNESCO named it a World City of Gastronomy – and is home to a thriving industrial sector that includes Raytheon, Rincon Research, Paragon Space Development and Vector Space Systems.

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Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Auburn University

Posted: Oct 1, 2017

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level.
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Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Auburn University
Posted: Oct 1, 2017

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level. Areas of immediate interest include flight dynamics & control; orbital mechanics and space sciences; remote sensing; guidance, navigation and control; aerospace design and manufacturing; aerospace systems; unmanned aerial systems; and experimental fluid dynamics. Candidates with strong backgrounds in other areas relevant to aerospace engineering are also welcome to apply and will be fully considered as part of the current search.

Senior level candidates with a strong interest in providing mentorship and leadership to a young, enthusiastic and rapidly growing department are particularly encouraged to apply. Senior level candidates are also eligible for a Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professorship. All candidates will be expected to fully contribute to the department’s mission through the development of a strong, nationally recognized, funded research program, teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and professional service. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of scholarship, a creative vision for research, an active interest in engineering education and strong communication skills. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering or a closely related field.

Cover letters may be addressed to: Dr. Brian Thurow, Search Committee Chair, 211 Davis Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849. To ensure full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply before December 1, 2017 although applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer

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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

California State University Northridge

Posted: Oct 1, 2017

We are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in research and teaching in the areas of control systems for mechanical or energy systems, system dynamics, and/or mechanisms of machinery. The successful candidates will be responsible for teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and building a sponsored research program.
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
California State University Northridge
Posted: Oct 1, 2017

We are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in research and teaching. The successful candidates will be responsible for mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, developing new student design projects, and building a strong externally sponsored research program, in line with the university goals. A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline is required. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching in the areas of control systems, design and control of mechanisms, system dynamics, kinematics of machines and robotics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to develop and conduct an effective research program in the design and implementation of control strategies for the management of mechanical or energy systems, system dynamics, and/or mechanisms of machinery areas is expected. Demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication in English is required.

Applicants must submit a letter of application that contains specific statements that address: 1) how you would make a unique contribution to the department; 2) a preliminary plan for establishing your independent research program; 3) your experience working with a diverse population. Additionally, your complete application will contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of recent publications, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information of at least three references. In later phases of the search, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees.

Screening of applications will begin November 3, 2017. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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Edwards Assistant Dean & Director of Integrated
Engineering Design (Director)

The Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) at the
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Posted: Sep 27, 2017

The Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for the Edwards Assistant Dean & Director of Integrated Engineering Design (Director). The endowed position leads our undergraduate design program; manages design project facilities; and works with outside partners for student design projects.
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Edwards Assistant Dean & Director of Integrated
Engineering Design (Director)
The Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) at the
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Posted: Sep 27, 2017

The Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for the Edwards Assistant Dean & Director of Integrated Engineering Design (Director). This endowed position will lead the College’s efforts to: (1) Identify and develop undergraduate design experiences within and across of engineering programs that will also form a sequence of learning opportunities through those programs, including potential collaborations outside the college; (2) Play a central role in developing the existing Innovation and Collaboration Studio, designing and deploying the Min Kao Innovation Laboratory in an engineering building that is progressing to construction, and coordinating with other College resources for student design projects in our freshman and degree programs; and (3) Serve as the outward-looking face of student design and project work for the College’s external partners, including industry, alumni, friends, government, and other universities, who wish to empower student learning through design and innovation projects by providing financial support, in-kind support, expertise and/or visibility to the students and their projects.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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Faculty Positions in Thermal-Fluid Sciences & Aerospace Engineering

Case Western Reserve University

Posted: Sep 27, 2017

We invite applications for tenure-track positions in the areas of thermal-fluid sciences and aerospace engineering, with an anticipated starting date of 8/1/2018. The positions will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels, appointment to Full Professor may be considered. PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace or related field required.
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Faculty Positions in Thermal-Fluid Sciences & Aerospace Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Posted: Sep 27, 2017

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Case Western Reserve University is pleased to invite applications for tenure-track positions in the areas of thermal-fluid sciences and aerospace engineering, with an anticipated starting date of August 1, 2018. The positions will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Appointment to Full Professor may be considered.

We seek outstanding scholars who demonstrate a clear vision and plan to successfully establish fundamental and competitively-funded research programs in areas including but not limited to fluid mechanics, thermal system management, multifunctional and adaptive aero-structures, aero- and space-propulsion, electric-machines and energy storage, unmanned aerial systems design, and other emerging areas of aerospace engineering with high scholarly impact. A doctorate in Mechanical, Aerospace or a closely related Science/Engineering field is required. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to actively contribute to the core undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department, and to engage in departmental, institutional, and professional service activities.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, copy of three representative journal papers, and the names and contact information of at least four professional referees. Please send one PDF file. Evaluations will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

CWRU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regards to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Gonzaga University

Posted: Sep 8, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of materials and manufacturing, commencing fall 2018. The department is seeking a dynamic individual with a background in materials and manufacturing.
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Gonzaga University
Posted: Sep 8, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of materials and manufacturing, commencing fall 2018. The department is seeking a dynamic individual with a background in materials and manufacturing. Individuals with expertise in computational materials science, multiscale modeling, biomaterials, extractive processes, mesomanufacturing, additive manufacturing, manufacturing systems, nanotechnologies and green manufacturing are encouraged to apply. Applicants should also have laboratory experience in materials testing, wet chemistry and manufacturing. Required qualification: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or in a closely related technical field, specializing in materials and/or manufacturing. Desired qualifications: P.E. license; relevant teaching experience; laboratory expertise; and engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.

To apply or view the complete position description. Applicants are required to complete an online application. Questions about this position may be directed via email to Dr. Massimo “Max” Capobianchi, capobianchi@gonzaga.edu. The position closes December 1st, 2017, at midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call 509-313-5996.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Gonzaga University

Posted: Sep 8, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor commencing in fall 2018. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual with background in either robotics or mechatronics, although other areas, such as bioengineering, may also be considered.
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Gonzaga University
Posted: Sep 8, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor commencing in fall 2018. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual with background in either robotics or mechatronics, although other specialty areas, such as bioengineering, may also be considered. Furthermore, they will have broad laboratory expertise in measurement techniques and instrumentation used in all areas of mechanical engineering. Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or in a closely related technical field, specializing in robotics or mechatronics, or in some other specialty area within the discipline and demonstrated broad laboratory expertise in techniques and instrumentation used in all areas of mechanical engineering. Desired qualifications: P.E. license; relevant teaching experience; and engineering experience in industry.

To apply or view the complete position description. Applicants are required to complete an online application. Questions about this position may be directed via email to Dr. Massimo “Max” Capobianchi, capobianchi@gonzaga.edu. The position closes December 1st, 2017, at midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call 509-313-5996.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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