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Assistant Professor (Mechanics: Autonomous Systems)

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Position Number: 0082374 Closing Date: Continuous – application review begins February 1, 2018. Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Monthly Type: 9 Month. Tenure Track: Tenure. Full Time/Part Time: Full Time. Temporary/Permanent: Permanent. Funding: General Funds
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Assistant Professor (Mechanics: Autonomous Systems)
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Posted: Jan 18, 2018

The University of Hawaii (UH)/Manoa, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (ME); invites applications for a full-time, general funds, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position, pending position clearance and availability of funds, to begin on August 1, 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible. The University of Hawai‘i is a Carnegie R1 doctoral university, which is recognized as a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Sun Grant university. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering, and its undergraduate program is ABET accredited.

Duties and Responsibilities: To conduct assigned mechanical engineering undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars including courses in the area of thermofluids; To develop an externally funded research program that results in publications in leading scholarly journals; To present research work in leading scholarly conferences; To supervise independent study activities; To serve as an academic adviser to students; To serve on Department, College & University committees.

Minimum Qualifications: A doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field (particularly in thermofluids) from a college or university of recognized standing (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered, but dissertation must be filed before start of employment); Coursework and/or research experience in thermofluids; Demonstrated ability as a teacher; Demonstrated scholarly achievement; and ability to communicate effectively with others.

To Apply: Submit only electronic applications and include a cover letter specifying the position; research & teaching statements; complete updated CV; copies of up to 4 relevant publications; & contact information of 4 references. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries: Dr. Marcelo Kobayashi (Professor and Chair), marcelok@hawaii.edu.

The UH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Job ID No. 0082374

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Assistant Professor (Mechanics: Autonomous Systems)

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Position Number: 0083205 Closing Date: Continuous – application review begins February 1, 2018. Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Monthly Type: 9 Month Tenure Track: Tenure Full Time/Part Time: Full Time Temporary/Permanent: Permanent Funding: General Funds
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Assistant Professor (Mechanics: Autonomous Systems)
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Posted: Jan 18, 2018

The University of Hawaii (UH)/Manoa, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (ME); invites applications for a full-time, general funds, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position, pending position clearance and availability of funds, in the area of Mechanics: Autonomous Systems to begin on August 1, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible. The University of Hawaii is a Carnegie R1 doctoral university, recognized as a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Sun Grant university. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering, and its undergraduate program is ABET accredited.

Duties and Responsibilities: To conduct assigned mechanical engineering undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars including courses in the area of mechanics; To develop an extramurally funded research program that results in publication in leading scholarly journals; To supervise independent study activities; To serve as an academic adviser to students; To serve on Department, College and University committees.

Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field (particularly in mechanics and autonomous systems) from a college or university of recognized standing (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered, but dissertation must be filed before start of employment); Coursework and/or research experience in mechanics; Demonstrated ability as a teacher; Demonstrated scholarly achievement; and Ability to communicate effectively with others.

To Apply: Submit only electronic applications and include a cover letter specifying the position; research & teaching statements; complete updated CV; copies of up to 4 relevant publications; & contact information of 4 references. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries: Dr. Marcelo Kobayashi (Professor and Chair), marcelok@hawaii.edu.

The UH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Job ID No. 0083205

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Professor and Chair — College of Engineering

University of South Florida

Posted: Jan 16, 2018

The College of Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The position is expected to commence August 2018. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Professor and Chair — College of Engineering
University of South Florida
Posted: Jan 16, 2018

The The College of Engineering (COE) at the University of South Florida (USF) invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The new Chair will have a unique opportunity to impact the direction of a vibrant, research intensive department that is on a trajectory for continued significant faculty and research program growth.

USF is a high-impact, global research university ranked as a Top 50 research university nationwide by the National Science Foundation. The USF COE has grown dramatically, having now more than 7000 students enrolled. The COE is embarking on an ambitious mission to significantly grow its faculty by adding more than 100 new faculty in the next 5 years. The Department of Mechanical Engineering has also grown to now enroll >1000 undergraduate students, >200 graduate students, and 20 faculty members. Significant growth of the department faculty size is anticipated over the next several years.

The position is anticipated to commence August 2018 but is negotiable. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a detailed CV and at least four professional references. In addition, the application should include a strategic vision statement and a statement of their research plans.

The cover letter should be addressed to:

Dr. Clifford L. Henderson, Faculty Search Committee Chair
Department of Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENB 118
Tampa, Florida, 33620

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.

Job ID:14800

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Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Posted: Dec 26, 2017

The Mech. Engr. Dept. in the College of Engr. and Comp. Sci. at UT Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Prof. position for Fall 2018 with research/work exper. in materials, advanced or additive manufacturing, and mechatronics with automotive applications. Ph.D. in Mech. or Auto. Engr. or a closely related field required.
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Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Posted: Dec 26, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for Fall 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests or work experience in materials, advanced or additive manufacturing, and mechatronics with automotive applications. The successful candidate will teach existing undergraduate- and graduate-level courses and potentially develop new courses within their field of expertise. The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program, be committed to scholarly activity, and be engaged in service to the profession and the university. The successful candidate is also expected to collaborate with existing faculty members within the department and across campus including those within the Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and the SimCenter: Center of Excellence in Applied Computational Science and Engineering. Applicants should be prepared to demonstrate their teaching competency and to articulate their plan to develop and sustain a research program. Applications must include a cover letter, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a curriculum vitae, including names, title, and contact information of at least three references. These documents must be submitted electronically.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution.

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Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Posted: Dec 26, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Dept. in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at UT Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for Fall 2018 with research interest in Advanced Manufacturing. Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engr. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engr. or Manufacturing Engr. is required.
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Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Posted: Dec 26, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at UT Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for Fall 2018. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering with research interest in the field of Advanced Manufacturing. The successful candidate will teach existing undergraduate- and graduate-level courses and develop new ones in the areas of machine design and manufacturing processes. The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program, be committed to scholarly activity, and be engaged in service to the profession and the university. The successful candidate is also expected to collaborate with existing faculty members within the department and across campus including those within the Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and the SimCenter: Center of Excellence in Applied Computational Science and Engineering. Applicants should be prepared to demonstrate their teaching competency and to articulate their plan to develop and sustain an externally funded research program. Applications must include a cover letter, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a curriculum vitae. These documents should be submitted electronically. Additionally, candidates will need to include names, titles, phone numbers and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution.

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The State University of New York in South Korea

Posted: Dec 13, 2017

The newly created Department of Mechanical Engineering at SUNY Korea (State University of New York in South Korea) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Design and Manufacturing with emphasis on Dynamics and Control. Our degrees are granted from Stony Brook University, New York, USA.
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Tenure-track Assistant Professor
The State University of New York in South Korea
Posted: Dec 13, 2017

The newly created Department of Mechanical Engineering at SUNY Korea (State University of New York in South Korea) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Design and Manufacturing with emphasis on Dynamics and Control. SUNY Korea is located in Incheon Free Trade Zone (IFEZ) in Song-do, South Korea, about 1 hour from Seoul and about 30 minutes by car from the Incheon International Airport.

The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related field. Research focus in experimental work is particularly sought. Qualifications include: a) Experience with the American educational system b) Fluency in written and spoken English language, and c) Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students.

The position is targeted at the Assistant Professorship level, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials may be considered at all ranks.

All applications should be submitted electronically in PDF format, and must include, all in one file, a detailed resume, a statement of research and teaching interests, up to three representative publications, and the names and contact information of at least four professional references. Please indicate three topics that describe your expertise within your research area.

Potential candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, as applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. Note that the employment is scheduled to begin on February 1, 2018 at SUNY Korea.

Please submit your applications electronically in a single PDF file to Professor Foluso Ladeinde

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Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)— Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of South Florida

Posted: Dec 21, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for professors at all levels in the areas of advanced manufacturing, thermal systems, design, and related fields. Applicants search Job Opening ID 15160
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Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)— Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of South Florida
Posted: Dec 21, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for tenure/tenure-earning faculty positions at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks to begin on August 7, 2018. Areas of emphasis for these positions are advanced manufacturing, thermal systems, design, and related fields. The positions require an earned doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. The candidates must have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievements to contribute to fundamental research thrust areas in the College of Engineering. The candidates will be expected to establish an internationally-recognized, externally funded research program and demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, student mentoring, and professional service.

Applicants must electronically submit the application packet online. The packet must contain a cover letter, complete vitae with list of publications and research grants and contracts, names and detailed contact information for four references, a 1-page statement of the applicant’s teaching interest and vision, and a 1-page statement of the applicant’s research vision. The cover letter should be addressed to:

Dr. Kyle Reed, Faculty Search Committee Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENB 118
Tampa, Florida, 33620

USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.

Job ID: 15160

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Instructor — Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of South Florida

Posted: Dec 21, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for one 12 month non-tenure track position at the Instructor level starting August 2018. The position requires an earned doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with preference to relevant experience.
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Instructor — Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of South Florida
Posted: Dec 21, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for one 12 month non-tenure position at the Instructor level starting August 2018. The position requires an earned doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with preference to relevant experience. Prior teaching experience and expertise facilitating engineering design projects and programming is desired. The position requires a strong interest in teaching, supervision of student design projects, and developing new undergraduate mechanical engineering laboratory experiments. Applicants in all the areas of mechanical engineering discipline including design, manufacturing and fluid/thermal systems with programming experience are encouraged to apply for this position.

Applicants must electronically submit the application packet online. The packet must contain a cover letter, complete vitae with list of publications, names and detailed contact information for three references, and a 1-page statement of the applicant’s teaching interest and vision. The cover letter should be addressed to:

Dr. Ajit Mujumdar, Faculty Search Committee Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENB 118
Tampa, Florida, 33620

USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.

Job ID: 15154

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