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Tenure Track Faculty, Mechanical Engineering

The University of Delaware

Posted: Sep 21, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level
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Tenure Track Faculty, Mechanical Engineering
The University of Delaware
Posted: Sep 21, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position focused at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates in the following areas related to Mechanical Engineering will be considered: (1) Thermo-fluid transport and systems, or (2) Theoretical and applied mechanics. Application areas may include, but are not limited to, advanced materials, bio-inspired systems, energy systems, environmental processes, manufacturing and composites.

We seek ambitious, creative, and innovative individuals with interdisciplinary spirit and vision, who will contribute proactively to both undergraduate and graduate level teaching in the Mechanical Engineering department and have demonstrated excellence in research, and have the drive to become leaders in their fields and add to the diversity of the academic community.

The department consists of 27 full-time faculty members actively engaged in the core research areas of biomechanics, clean energy and environment, composites and advanced materials, nanotechnology, and robotics and controls; annual research expenditures are $6.5 million.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or closely related field. To ensure full considering, applications should be received before November 15, 2018. The search will continue until the positions is filled.

UD is an Equal Oppty Employer and strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups. The UD Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at: www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html.

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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Gonzaga University

Posted: Sep 21, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning Fall, 2019.
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Gonzaga University
Posted: Sep 21, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning Fall, 2019. Expertise in either robotics or mechatronics is preferred, but candidates in other emerging areas, such as biomechanical engineering, will also be considered and are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or in a closely related technical field, with at least one degree must be in Mechanical Engineering and demonstrated broad laboratory expertise in techniques and instrumentation used in all areas of mechanical engineering.

To apply or view the complete position description, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. 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. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 3, 2018, at 11:59PM, 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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University of Southern California-Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

University of Southern California

Posted: Sep 18, 2018

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at USC is seeking applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty candidates. We invite applications from all fields of aerospace and mechanical engineering, with particular interest in advanced manufacturing, robotics and autonomous systems, and aerospace structures and aeroelasticity.
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University of Southern California-Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California
Posted: Sep 18, 2018

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at USC is seeking applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at any rank in all fields of aerospace and mechanical engineering, with particular interest in advanced manufacturing, robotics and autonomous systems, and aerospace structures and aeroelasticity. Applications are also encouraged from more senior applicants whose accomplishments may be considered transformative. Outstanding senior applicants with documented commitment to issues involving the advancement of women in science and engineering may also be considered for the Lloyd Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair, supported by the WiSE Program endowment.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or the equivalent in a relevant field by the beginning of the appointment. Applications must include a letter clearly indicating area(s) of specialization, a detailed curriculum vitae, a concise statement of current and future research directions, a teaching statement, a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion, and contact information for at least four professional references.

This material should be submitted electronically at http://ame.usc.edu/facultypositions/ no later than December 15, 2018. Any applications received after Dec. 15 may not be considered. Review of applications and interviews may start in November, as soon as this ad is published.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

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Assistant Professor

Michigan Technological University

Posted: Sep 14, 2018

Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics “ME-EM” invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.
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Assistant Professor
Michigan Technological University
Posted: Sep 14, 2018

Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics “ME-EM” invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.

Applicants for the position are required to have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. Research thrust areas of interest include: acoustics, additive manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, artificial intelligence, cyberphysical systems, data analytics, dynamics, machine learning, NVH, robotics, vibrations, and wave energy conversion.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop externally funded research programs in their areas of interest while fostering collaboration with other faculty, engage in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and contribute to professional service. For full consideration, complete application packages should be received by December 15, 2018; however, applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

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Presidential Professor in Ocean Engineering and Energy

University of Maine

Posted: Sep 7, 2018

Applicants are invited for the position of Presidential Professor in Ocean Engineering and Energy at the rank of associate or full professor. A PhD in mechanical engineering, ocean engineering, naval architecture, or a closely related field is required. Candidates must be research leaders with evidence of or potential for teaching excellence.
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Presidential Professor in Ocean Engineering and Energy
University of Maine
Posted: Sep 7, 2018

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine (https://umaine.edu/mecheng/) invites applications for Presidential Professor in Ocean Engineering and Energy at the rank of associate or full professor. A PhD in mechanical engineering, ocean engineering, naval architecture, or a closely related field is required.

Candidates must be research leaders with a strong record of funding and publications, and evidence of or potential for teaching excellence. They must also demonstrate an ability to secure and direct large research projects focused on emerging offshore energy and other ocean technologies while leading a team of graduate students and engineers. The successful candidate will be expected to lead externally funded research program in Alfond Wind-Wave Ocean Engineering Laboratory, teach and advise students, and support other activities.

Desired areas of expertise include: design, modeling, and/or testing of floating structures in the ocean environment, fluid-structure interaction / coupled aeroelastic-hydrodynamic modeling, and basin physical testing of floating structures subject to wind and/or wave conditions.

The Department has an ABET accredited BS program and offers MS and PhD degrees in ME with total enrollment of 450 students. The Department also supports minors in Marine Engineering and Renewable Energy Engineering. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.

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New Faculty Searches in Mechanical Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University

Posted: Aug 1, 2018

Dept of Mechanical & Nuclear Engr (www.mne.psu.edu) at The Pennsylvania State Univ seeks applications for tenure-track positions in mech engr at Asst or Assoc Professor levels. Considering all areas pertinent to mech engr discipline with particular interest in machine learning, robotics, & intelligent systems. Apply to http://psu.jobs/job/79409.
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New Faculty Searches in Mechanical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Posted: Aug 1, 2018

Dept of Mechanical & Nuclear Engr (www.mne.psu.edu) at The Pennsylvania State Univ seeks applications for tenure-track positions in mech engr at Asst or Assoc Professor levels. Considering all areas pertinent to mech engr discipline with particular interest in machine learning, robotics, & intelligent systems.

Dept is home to more than 65 faculty, 400 grad students, & 1100 undergrad students. The faculty conduct in excess of $20M/year of funded research across a broad spectrum of traditional & emerging areas. PSU actively encourages & provides resources for interdisciplinary research collaboration through University-level Institutes.

Successful applicants will have demonstrated outstanding scholarly research & have expressed strong interest in engr education. Qualification for positions is a doctorate in Engr or related field. Those considered for Assoc Prof level must demonstrate an established record in research. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate & graduate levels, develop an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program, & contribute to the operation & promotion of the dept, college, university & profession through service.

Nominations/applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Screening of applicants begins on October 1, 2018. Applicants should submit the following documents: (1) cover letter, (2) teaching statement, (3) research statement, (4) statement on diversity addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance PSU’s commitment to inclusivity, (5) curriculum vita, (6) copies of 1-3 key publications, (7) names & addresses of five professional references. Please submit these items in one Pdf file electronically to job #79409 at http://psu.jobs/job/79409.

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Associate or Full Professor in the areas of Robotics and Controls

University of Pennsylvania – Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Posted: Jul 9, 2018

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking candidates for faculty positions at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the areas of robotics and controls.
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Associate or Full Professor in the areas of Robotics and Controls
University of Pennsylvania – Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Posted: Jul 9, 2018

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, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics seeks applicants for appointments at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the areas of robotics and controls. Candidates who enrich our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have exceptional research accomplishments, strongly rooted in Mechanical Engineering, leading to international leadership in their field. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a track record of service and collegiality.

Ideal candidates will follow Penn’s interdisciplinary tradition which includes interactions with the General Robotics, Automation, Sensing, and Perception (GRASP) Laboratory, the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, the Penn Center for Health, Devices & Technology, the Center for Engineering Mechanobiology, the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program, and the Singh Center for Nanotechnology. In their application, candidates should articulate ways they will leverage these, and how their work aligns with our strategic plan (http://www.seas.upenn.edu/PennEngineering2020).

The University of Pennsylvania 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.

For full consideration, candidates must apply by Oct. 1, 2018.

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Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Posted: Jul 1, 2018

The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks applicants for the position of Department Chair and holder of the Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair in Biomedical Engineering.
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Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair
Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
Posted: Jul 1, 2018

The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking applicants for the position of Department Chair and holder of the Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair in Biomedical Engineering. 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 incumbent’s research would have a primary application in an established area of biomedical engineering such as biomaterials, biomechanics, or bioinstrumentation. Other areas in BME will be considered. Besides leading and managing the department, the successful candidate will be expected to establish a state-of-the-art research program in collaboration with the Indiana University School of Medicine, also on the IUPUI campus. Major institutes and centers at IUPUI include the Biomechanics and Biomaterials Research Center, the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health, the Simon Cancer Center, the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, and the Stark Neurosciences Institute. The IUPUI campus has approximately 30,000 students and over 200 degree programs with annual research expenditures totaling over $300M. More information about IUPUI is available at www.iupui.edu

Applications must include a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references. IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer and affords reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities.

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