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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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Mechanical Engineering Assistant/Associate/Full Professors

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Posted: Oct 1, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking to hire several full-time tenure-track faculty at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor; applications for Full Professor will also be considered for exceptional candidates.
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Mechanical Engineering Assistant/Associate/Full Professors
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Posted: Oct 1, 2018

The Mechanical Engineering Dept. at UMass Lowell is seeking to hire full-time tenure-track faculty at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor; applications for Full Professor will also be considered for exceptional candidates. Successful applicants will collaborate with existing faculty members, teach classes to support programs, develop new courses, advise/recruit graduate students, and are expected to develop a robust, externally funded research program in one of the following areas:
Robotics & Autonomous Systems – Job # 495076: soft robotics, compliant robotics; perception, planning, and optimization; unmanned aerial systems. The vision of UML Robotics is to enable effective human-robot collaboration across multiple social scales, ranging from single human-robot interactions to multi-human, multi-robot collectives.
Structural Dynamics & Dynamic Systems – Job # 495079: development of advanced structural dynamic modeling techniques using analytical and experimental approaches (conventional finite element and experimental modal analysis complimented with advanced hybrid system modeling and reduced order modeling for linear and nonlinear systems). Modeling and analysis of structural dynamic systems with applications to wind energy, aerospace, vehicle, energy or other systems.
Mechanics & Materials - Job # 495081: advanced materials, stochastic design of composite structures, design for and of manufacturing processes, and sustainable design are encouraged to apply. Current expertise includes strengths in composite materials, mechanical behavior of textiles, metamaterials, multifunctional materials, and additive manufacturing and the college of engineering is participating in initiatives in Sustainability and Sports Science.

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Tenure Track Faculty, Mechanical Engineering

The University of Delaware

Posted: Sep 28, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the area of robotics and control, with particular interest in robot design, mobile manipulation, robot learning, and human-machine interaction.
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Tenure Track Faculty, Mechanical Engineering
The University of Delaware
Posted: Sep 28, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the area of robotics and control, with particular interest in robot design, mobile manipulation, robot learning, and human-machine interaction.

The University has demonstrated interest and institutional commitment to robotic systems, and is looking for an individual who will contribute to departmental and campus-wide initiatives in the area. Mechanical Engineering consists of 27 full-time faculty members actively engaged in the core research areas of biomechanics, clean energy and environment, composite and advanced materials, nanotechnology, and robotics and controls. It enrolls over 500 undergraduate and 100 graduate students.

Several campus-wide initiatives involve activities in Mechanical Engineering. The department hosts the Center for Fuel Cells and Batteries and the Center for Biomechanical Engineering Research, and has strong ties to the Center for Composite Materials, the Energy Institute, Center for Carbon-free Power Integration, the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, the Delaware Environmental Institute, the Delaware Rehabilitation Institute, the Data Science Institute, and the Robotics Discovery Laboratory. More information can be found at www.me.udel.edu.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited university, and should provide through the dedicated web site https://apply.interfolio.com/54813. Applicants are encouraged to submit their packages by December 15, 2018.

The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be seen 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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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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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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