The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and strong potential to develop an externally funded research program. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have strong records of professional achievements.
All technical areas of mechanical engineering are of interest, including dynamic systems and control, manufacturing and design innovation, mechanics and advanced materials & structures, and thermal and fluid science and engineering. Application domains of interest include biomedical devices and healthcare, cyber-physical systems, multi-scale design and digital manufacturing, renewable energy (generation, storage), and robotics. Collaboration opportunities exist through UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Department’s Wind Energy Center.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers ABET-accredited BS, MS, and PhD degree programs. The department was founded in 2008 and currently has over 1,300 students enrolled, including more than 90 doctoral students. The junior faculty are highly decorated and include three NSFCAREER and seven DoD Young Investigator Program awardees.
The department is primarily housed in a new building with 200,000 square feet for teaching and research. The department is home to an NSFIUCRC for wind energy (WindSTAR) and has modern research facilities and equipment including a unique boundary layer and subsonic wind tunnel.
Candidates should indicate their interest in one of the following areas:
Dynamic Systems and Control Manufacturing and Design Innovation Mechanics and Advanced Materials and Structures Thermal and Fluid Science and Engineering
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application. Applications from underrepresented groups in mechanical engineering are encouraged.
Applicants should upload a letter of interest; a current curriculum vitae; statements of research interest and teaching philosophy/experience; teaching evaluations (if available); unofficial transcript(s); and the contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
An earned doctorate degree in Engineering and at least two years postdoctoral or industry experience is required.
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.