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Assistant/Associate Positions in Robotics

Stevens Institute of Technology

Posted: Feb 1, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant/associate professor in the area of robotics and related fields of control, automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
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Assistant/Associate Positions in Robotics
Stevens Institute of Technology
Posted: Feb 1, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology located in Hoboken, New Jersey invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant/associate professor in the area of robotics and related fields of control, automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline, should demonstrate strong potential for establishing and maintaining a vibrant and high-impact externally funded research program, and possess a passion for and be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Preference will be given to candidates who possess an outstanding record of accomplishment and show exceptional potential for collaborative research that complements and augments existing expertise in robotics and related disciplines at Stevens. This includes perception and navigation for autonomous vehicles, robot learning, human-robot interaction, wearable robotics, multi-robot systems, and robotics for manufacturing and automation.

Interested candidates must apply at https://www.stevens.edu/directory/division-human-resources/work-stevens with Job ID: RQ22221. Applications should be a single PDF file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for three professional references. A copy of the application should also be directed to Professor Souran Manoochehri Chair of Mechanical Engineering Department, at smanooch@stevens.edu.

Stevens is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

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Assistant Professor

University of Mississippi

Posted: Jan 31, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS is seeking to fill a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Design and Manufacturing to start Fall 2019. The salary level is $86,000 I 9 months. Apply: https://careers.olemiss.edu/job/University-Assistant-Professor-of-Design-and-Manufacturing-MS-38677/489306300/
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Assistant Professor
University of Mississippi
Posted: Jan 31, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss"), Oxford, MS is seeking to fill a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Design and Manufacturing to start Fall 2019 at a salary level of $86,000 I 9 months. Successful candidate is expected to foster a balanced program of research and undergraduate/graduate instruction that integrates the perspectives of machine design, manufacturing, and robotics.

The department also offers a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) with manufacturing emphasis through collaboration with the Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) located within the UM campus. An earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field with teaching and research experience in manufacturing is required.

Interested candidates should apply online at https://careers.olemiss.edu/job/University-Assistant-Professor-of-Design-and-Manufacturing-MS-38677/489306300/ including a current CV and names of three references and their contact information. In the research statement, the candidate should discuss research plans, probable funding sources, and laboratory requirements.

Ole Miss has been voted as the No. 1 best beautiful college campus in the nation by USA Today in 2016. The town of Oxford has also been named several times as one of the top college towns, praising the town's genteel atmosphere, cultural and social opportunities, and abundance of outdoor activities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding this position, please email: Search Committee Chair, Dr. Raju Mantena (meprm@olemiss.edu). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.

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Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering

University of South Carolina

Posted: Jan 31, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the College of Engineering and Computing, University of South Carolina, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Department Chair. The Department offers B.S., M.S./M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering also offers MS and Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering.
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Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina
Posted: Jan 31, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the College of Engineering and Computing, University of South Carolina, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Department Chair. The Department offers B.S., M.S./M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering, and in Aerospace Engineering (approved this year, the only aerospace program in the state). The department also offers MS and Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering. The department has 33 full-time faculty, an undergraduate enrollment of over 900 students, a graduate enrollment of over 200 students, and over $10.8 million in research expenditures last year. The department is home to six endowed chairs, is home to faculty that support the Biomedical Engineering program and it is also home to the McNAIR Aerospace Research Center. The College is undergoing unprecedented growth and is in the process of growing its tenured and tenure-track faculty ranks by over 50% (net). The next chair will have the opportunity to grow strategic areas of research, and oversee innovation and modernization of curricula, as well as continuing to grow the aerospace program. For details on these initiatives, please visit http://cec.sc.edu/employment

The University of South Carolina, Columbia is a Carnegie Highest Research institution and the flagship university of the state. The University was founded in 1801 and is one of the nation’s oldest and most comprehensive public universities. Columbia, the seat of South Carolina government, was ranked by Livability.com as the third best college town in 2015. The temperate climate, the family-friendly and resurgent city, the proximity to the beaches and mountains, and the traditions and beauty of the historic University with forward-leaning benefits and practices provide for a high quality of life. The strategic investments of the state over the past two decades in automotive, aerospace, energy, and manufacturing areas provide ample opportunity for collaboration with industry.

Interested candidates must apply at http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/44193. Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of a complete application. All applicants must apply using their full legal name. Applications should include a cover letter, current CV, a statement of professional interests and vision, and the names, affiliations, and contact information (including email address and telephone number) of at least three references. Nomination letters and applications should include statements regarding the nominee's relevant credentials and will be accepted until the position is filled. Documents must be electronically uploaded as designated or included as supporting documents. Questions about the position in this advertisement should be directed to ME-search@cec.sc.edu.

EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

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Full-time Lecturer

University of Pennsylvania

Posted: Jan 17, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a one-year-long full-time position at the rank of Lecturer.
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Full-time Lecturer
University of Pennsylvania
Posted: Jan 17, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a one-year-long full-time position at the rank of Lecturer. The position is renewable depending on future teaching needs, availability of funds, and performance. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, as well as a strong commitment to outstanding teaching and advising of students at the undergraduate and Master’s level. We particularly seek candidates with teaching, research, and/or practical experience that can be applied to instruction in mechanical design, mechatronics, robotics, experimentation, and instructional laboratory courses.

The anticipated teaching load will be four courses per year. The Lecturer’s main responsibility will be high quality student-centered teaching, including course preparation, delivery, and assessment. The Lecturer will also participate in the academic advising of students, and will be given the opportunity to participate in departmental, university, and external service to foster their professional development.

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Multiple faculty positions (tenure-track or tenured) at all ranks

University of Alabama

Posted: Jan 14, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama http://me.eng.ua.edu invites qualified candidates for multiple faculty positions (tenure-track or tenured) at all ranks with specializations relevant to convergent and emerging areas of thermofluids science, and mechanical and advanced manufacturing systems.
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Multiple faculty positions (tenure-track or tenured) at all ranks
University of Alabama
Posted: Jan 14, 2019

Under thermofluids science track, particular attention will be given to candidates with research interests in cyber-physical energy systems and sustainable energy. Under mechanical and manufacturing systems track, candidates with expertise in human-technology frontier applications as well as advanced manufacturing, modeling and control of complex systems will be given serious consideration. The departmental has over 1,750 undergraduate and 120 graduate students in M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The present faculty size of 28 is expected to significantly grow over the next several years through this search and other planned faculty hires. With a total annual sponsored program awards of about $6 million, the Department is home to several federally/state-funded centers. The Mechanical Engineering Department is one of the seven departments in the UA’s fully accredited College of Engineering which has over 6,000 students and home to over 150 tenured or tenure-track faculty. The College also houses nine research centers and is active in the University’s four new research institutes. The College occupies well over a half million square feet of state of the art facilities, including the $300M Shelby Engineering and Science Quadrangle completed in 2014. Established in 1831, The University of Alabama (UA) currently enrolls over 38,000 students and employs over 1,700 faculty members in 13 colleges and schools. Today, the UA is the fastest growing flagship university in the nation, and ranked among the top 60 public universities in the nation.

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Multiple faculty positions (tenure-track or tenured) at all ranks

University of Alabama

Posted: Jan 14, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama http://me.eng.ua.edu invites qualified candidates for multiple faculty positions (tenure-track or tenured) at all ranks with specializations relevant to convergent and emerging areas of thermofluids science, and mechanical and advanced manufacturing systems.
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Multiple faculty positions (tenure-track or tenured) at all ranks
University of Alabama
Posted: Jan 14, 2019

Under thermofluids science track, particular attention will be given to candidates with research interests in cyber-physical energy systems and sustainable energy. Under mechanical and manufacturing systems track, candidates with expertise in human-technology frontier applications as well as advanced manufacturing, modeling and control of complex systems will be given serious consideration. The departmental has over 1,750 undergraduate and 120 graduate students in M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The present faculty size of 28 is expected to significantly grow over the next several years through this search and other planned faculty hires. With a total annual sponsored program awards of about $6 million, the Department is home to several federally/state-funded centers. The Mechanical Engineering Department is one of the seven departments in the UA’s fully accredited College of Engineering which has over 6,000 students and home to over 150 tenured or tenure-track faculty. The College also houses nine research centers and is active in the University’s four new research institutes. The College occupies well over a half million square feet of state of the art facilities, including the $300M Shelby Engineering and Science Quadrangle completed in 2014. Established in 1831, The University of Alabama (UA) currently enrolls over 38,000 students and employs over 1,700 faculty members in 13 colleges and schools. Today, the UA is the fastest growing flagship university in the nation, and ranked among the top 60 public universities in the nation.

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Department Head and Full Tenure Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Drexel University

Posted: Nov 14, 2018

Drexel University invites applications for a tenured, full-professor position and head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, to begin fall 2019. We are recognized for educating outstanding engineers, for world-class research, and for service to the profession. We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader.
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Department Head and Full Tenure Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Drexel University
Posted: Nov 14, 2018

Drexel University invites applications for a tenured, full-professor position and head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (MEM) in the College of Engineering, to begin in Fall Quarter 2019. We are recognized for educating outstanding engineers, for world-class research, and for service to the profession. We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who will lead the department to the next level of national prominence.

Drexel University is located in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a vibrant city with easy access to other major northeast destinations. Additional information on MEM can be found at: www.drexel.edu/mem

MEM faculty have received national and international awards and honors, with junior faculty receiving NSF CAREER Awards and ARO/ONR Young Investigator Awards. College graduate students have earned numerous national fellowships (including multiple NSF-GRFPs).

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in a Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with outstanding academic and/or industrial credentials. For a detailed description and application instructions:https://www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=84015

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members.

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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

New York University Tandon School of Engineering

Posted: Nov 1, 2018

New York University has a tenure-track assistant professor position open in its Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. We seek applicants with outstanding research achievements and future promise in support of a core area of mechanical engineering and our biomechanical and biosystems thrust.
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
New York University Tandon School of Engineering
Posted: Nov 1, 2018

New York University has a tenure-track assistant professor position open at its Tandon School of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

We seek applicants with outstanding research achievements and future promise in support of a core area of mechanical engineering and our biomechanical and biosystems thrust. Candidates must have a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, bioengineering, or a closely related discipline; show evidence of the ability to pursue extramural support for building an independent and ambitious research program; and a strong commitment to teaching mentoring, and entrepreneurship.

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering strongly supports interdisciplinary research and has close collaborations with the Langone School of Medicine, the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU Abu Dhabi, and NYU Shanghai. The faculty and students of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City, and have access to and engage strongly with the school’s world-class research.

Candidates should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and names and contact information for three references. All application materials should be submitted electronically via https://apply.interfolio.com/53669.

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