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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

The University of Memphis

Posted: Nov 1, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Memphis invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors, one in the thermal-fluid sciences and another in all areas related to advanced manufacturing (e.g., additive manufacturing), beginning August 2019. Applications are to be submitted via https://workforum.memphis.edu
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Assistant Professor
The University of Memphis
Posted: Nov 1, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Memphis invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors, one in the thermal-fluid sciences and another in all areas related to advanced manufacturing (e.g., additive manufacturing), beginning August 2019. 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 or earn the degree within the first semester of hire, have strong communication and teamwork skills, and a commitment to collaborate on interdisciplinary collaborative research.

The Department currently has 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty positions and an enrollment of about 375 students pursuing B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Additional faculty hires are expected to meet the student growth, as total enrollment in the Herff College has increased by 30% over the last four years. New faculty hires are targeted towards individuals who can build strong externally-funded research programs, participate in interdisciplinary research, grow the departmental masters and doctoral programs, and establish themselves as outstanding educators.

Applications are to be submitted via https://workforum.memphis.edu. Click on the faculty box to find the posting for the two Assistant Professor positions(Job Posting Numbers are FAE854 and FAE849). Applications must include a teaching and research plan, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the full names and contact information of three professional references. The committee will begin screening applications on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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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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Professors or Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) of Mechanical and Process Engineering

ETH ZURICH

Posted: Oct 25, 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zurich invites applications for Professors or Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) of Mechanical and Process Engineering.
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Professors or Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) of Mechanical and Process Engineering
ETH ZURICH
Posted: Oct 25, 2018

Successful candidates must have exceptional accomplishments and future potential in an area of mechanical and process engineering. The new professors should demonstrate an excellent international record of research achievements in engineering and/or natural sciences. They should have a strong motivation and indisputable commitment to undergraduate (in German or English) and graduate education (in English).

The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering is committed to promoting interdisciplinary and cutting-edge research - covering the full range from fundamental to applied - and working to meet societal challenges. Successful candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in mechanical engineering, process/chemical engineering or a related field at the beginning of employment.

Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other top international universities. The level of the appointment will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications.

Please apply online: www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and projects, a statement of future research and teaching interests and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. Submissions will be reviewed starting on 1 December 2018, but applications are welcome until the positions are filled.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Openings in Thermal Sciences and Dynamics and Control

Villanova University

Posted: Oct 17, 2018

The Mechanical Engineering department at Villanova University has two tenure-track faculty openings in thermal sciences and dynamics and control. A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or related field, is required. Responsibilities include developing a vibrant research program, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Start date: August 2019.
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Tenure-Track Faculty Openings in Thermal Sciences and Dynamics and Control
Villanova University
Posted: Oct 17, 2018

The Mechanical Engineering Dept. at Villanova University has two tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of thermal sciences and dynamics and control. Required are a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field, a proven ability for high level research, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence. Positions start August 2019.

Thermal Sciences-Posting #2018545F: Research applications of interest include, but are not limited to, renewable or sustainable energy, electronics thermal management, and advanced manufacturing. Applicants at all ranks will be considered.

Dynamics and Control-Posting #2018535F: Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, robotics and autonomous systems, soft and reconfigurable robots, human-machine interaction, and medical robotics. Applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor will be considered.

Villanova is a highly-ranked national doctoral university with dedicated scholar-teachers. The university is located in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The department hosts three research centers: NSF I/UCRC in Energy-Smart Electronic Systems – ES2, Center for Nonlinear Dynamics and Control (CENDAC), and the Villanova Center for Analytics of Dynamic Systems (VCADS), 22 full-time faculty, approximately 300 undergraduate and 100 graduate students (including 40 PhD students).

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. Interested candidates should submit their applications online at http://jobs.villanova.edu.

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

University of South Florida

Posted: Oct 16, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for tenured/tenure-earning faculty positions at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks to begin on August 7, 2019. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until filled.
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Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)— Mechanical Engineering
University of South Florida
Posted: Oct 16, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for tenured/tenure-earning faculty positions at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks to begin on August 7, 2019. Areas of emphasis for these positions are advanced manufacturing, thermal systems, and design, but all related fields will be considered. The positions require an earned doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution. The candidates must have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievements, and will be expected to establish an internationally-recognized, externally funded research program and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, student mentoring, and professional service.

The College of Engineering at the University of South Florida is ranked at #55 among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 engineering graduate school rankings.

Applicants must submit a detailed curriculum vitae and names of at least four professional references. In addition, the application should include a 1-page statement of the applicant’s teaching interest and vision, and a 1-page statement of the applicant’s research plans. The cover letter indicating your interest in the specific rank should be addressed to Faculty Search Committee Chair, Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENB 118, Tampa, Florida, 33620. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until filled. Applicants must submit their application electronically with supporting documentation as one PDF file directly online to: www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/index.aspx.

Job ID: 18698

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Assistant Professor – Energy and Assistant Professor – Thermal-fluids

University of New Mexico

Posted: Oct 1, 2018

Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for two full-time faculty positions. One is in the research area of distributed/nonlinear control of energy systems, with a teaching expertise in controls and dynamic systems; the other is in the broad area of thermal and fluid sciences and engineering.
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Assistant Professor – Energy and Assistant Professor – Thermal-fluids
University of New Mexico
Posted: Oct 1, 2018

The University of New Mexico, Department of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering invites applications for two full-time faculty positions. The Assistant Professor hires will be a probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision. Responsibilities will include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising graduate students, and establishing a strong externally funded research program.

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

Candidates for the second position should have demonstrated expertise and achievement in the broad areas of thermal and fluid sciences and engineering, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence in the same areas.

Candidates for both positions should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

For complete job requirements and to apply, go to: https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=13&c=unm for the energy/controls position req#6520, and req#6540 for the thermal/fluid position.For best consideration, complete applications must be received by November 15, 2018.

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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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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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