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Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Posted: Oct 22, 2019
The MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks candidates for faculty positions starting July 1, 2020 or on a mutually agreed date. Appointment will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level. In special cases, a senior faculty appointment will be considered. We are committed to fostering interdisciplinary research to address grand challenges facing society. We seek candidates who provide inspiration and leadership in research, contribute proactively to teaching, 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, including: (1) mechanics: modeling, experimentation and computation, (2) design, manufacturing, and product development, (3) control, instrumentation, and robotics, (4) energy science and engineering, (5) ocean science and engineering, (6) bioengineering, and (7) micro/nanoengineering.
In addition to searching broadly in mechanical engineering, the department also has a dedicated search with the IDSS in Control, Autonomy and Intelligent Systems https://meche.mit.edu/faculty-positions.
Applicants should send a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and copies of no more than three publications. They should arrange for four individuals to submit letters of recommendation. This information must be entered electronically: https://school-of-engineering-faculty-search.mit.edu/meche/ by December 15, 2019.
MIT is an equal-opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Full/Associate/Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Posted: Oct 16, 2019
THE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AT ROWAN UNIVERSITY invites applications for multiple tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the Full/Associate/ Assistant Professor rank. Successful candidates must have a commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels, develop a nationally recognized externally funded research program, and contribute to the institution and profession through service. Candidates for Full/Associate Professor position should have an established record of research, teaching, and service commensurate with higher ranks. The department intends to fill at least one position at the Full/Associate Professor rank.
Preferred research areas are digital design & simulation, advanced manufacturing, composite materials, and renewable energy systems; however, outstanding candidates in all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered. A doctorate in mechanical engineering or closely related field is required for appointment. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and the deadline to apply is January 20, 2020. The position start date is September 1, 2020.
All applications must be submitted through Rowan University’s Career Site (Job Number: 494021). Interested candidates should submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research statement and plans, 4) teaching philosophy and creating inclusive learning environment, and 5) full contact information for at least three references. Each of the items, except curriculum vitae, should be no more than two pages.
Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno
Posted: Oct 4, 2019
The Chair will enhance and grow the mission of education, research and service. The chair must strongly advocate for the Department, enhance faculty mentoring, and build bridges between faculty and Reno’s growing industries. Candidates must have strong academic background in mechanical engineering or a related discipline, a proven record of academic leadership, a distinguished national and international reputation in research. The department currently has 23 tenured/tenure track, lecturer and research faculty members, over 750 undergraduate students and over 40 graduate students. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering and is ABET accredited. The Department is initiating an aerospace engineering program and recently hired a founding aerospace engineering program director.
Priorities of the Department are to provide a high-quality and globally competitive educational programs, grow its doctoral program, expand funded research, including nationally competitive grants, publish research in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals, enhance collaboration with industry, provide local, regional, national and global outreach, service and leadership.
For more information, please visit http://www.unr.edu/me
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Review of Applications: - will begin immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received online by January, 16, 2020.
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Posted: Oct 1, 2019
The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the strategic area of Materials Science beginning August 2020. Candidates are sought who compliment the department’s current strengths, including, but are not limited to: composites, additive manufacturing, biomaterials, complex and advanced materials, and/or NDE/NDT/NDI. Responsibilities include active research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and professional service. Competitive startup packages will accompany the position. Requirements include an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, outstanding English communication skills, a commitment to teaching excellence, and demonstrated research achievement. In light of Baylor’s strong Christian mission, the successful applicant must have an active Christian faith.
Consideration of applications will commence Oct. 31, 2019. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Nov. 30, 2019, and must include: 1) vita, 2) statement of teaching interests, 3) statement of research plans related to Baylor's programs, 4) statement of active Christian faith, and 5) contact information for at least three professional references. For complete information on the position please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/66730
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability.
Assistant Professor in Thermal Fluid Sciences
The University of Memphis
Posted: Oct 1, 2019
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the thermal-fluid sciences , beginning August 2020. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering, obtaining research funding from external sponsors, supervising graduate students, and providing professional service. Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in mechanical engineering or a related field. Candidates in all areas related to thermal-fluid sciences and preferably with applications to sustainable energy and/or advanced manufacturing will be considered and are expected to collaborate on multi-disciplinary research.
Applications are to be submitted via https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/23605.Click on this link to find the posting for the Assistant/Associate Professor position. Applications must include a teaching and research plan, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the full names and contact information (business address, phone number(s), and e-mail address) of three professional references. The committee will begin screening applications on October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.