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Department Head, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

The University of Arizona

Posted: Feb 27, 2017

The Department of Aerospace And Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona, seek an engaging and articulate leader needed to guide successful department at highly ranked research university as it secures additional faculty appointments and expands and enhances its undergraduate and graduate programs, research impact and visibility, and industrial partnerships.
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Department Head, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
The University of Arizona
Posted: Feb 27, 2017

We seek an engaging and articulate leader to guide this successful department as it secures additional faculty appointments and expands and enhances its undergraduate and graduate programs, research impact and visibility, and industrial partnerships.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of transparent, collaborative and effective strategic planning, communication and resource management. A distinguished record of achievement in scholarship, research and/or professional practice commensurate with an appointment at the rank of professor with tenure is required.

The department is dedicated to innovative interdisciplinary research and teaching in both aerospace and mechanical engineering. The department’s research specialties include active flow control, aerospace guidance navigation and control, astrodynamics, biomechanics, computational and experimental fluid and solid mechanics, mechatronics, multibody dynamics, nanotechnology and renewable energy.

Research at the University of Arizona is strongly multidisciplinary and the department works extensively with, among others, the UA Department of Planetary Sciences, Arizona Health Sciences Center, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Bioresearch, College of Optical Sciences and the Program in Applied Mathematics, all of which enjoy international recognition as centers for world-class academic programs and research.

The University of Arizona is located in Tucson, which has a vibrant, multicultural community – in 2016 UNESCO named it a World City of Gastronomy – and is home to a thriving industrial sector that includes Raytheon, Rincon Research, Paragon Space Development and Vector Space Systems.

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Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Materials and Mechanics

The University of British Columbia

Posted: Feb 1, 2017

The Departments of Materials and Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus seek an outstanding individual for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Materials and Mechanics. Canada Research Chairs are targeted at experienced researchers who are acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their own fields.
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Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Materials and Mechanics
The University of British Columbia
Posted: Feb 1, 2017

The Departments of Materials and Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus seek an outstanding individual for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Materials and Mechanics.

The position is targeted at a leading researcher working at the intersection of materials and mechanics with a specialty in the development and application of advanced modelling and simulation tools for the prediction of plasticity and fracture in crystalline materials. The position will be a joint appointment in the Departments of Materials and Mechanical Engineering and is expected to be a full time tenured appointment made at the rank of Professor. The successful candidate must be globally recognized as a leader in this research area and will be expected to participate in the advanced materials and manufacturing research cluster being developed at UBC. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and supervise graduate students at the Masters and Ph.D. level.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement (1-2 pages) of technical and teaching interests and accomplishments, and names and addresses (e-mail included) of four referees. Applications must be submitted online. The candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Materials or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and will be expected to register as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia.

The anticipated start date is September 2017. The initial closing date for applications is March 2nd, 2017 but applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.

Job ID: 25281

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Industrial Research Chair in Energy Systems for Smart Cities

Simon Fraser University

Posted: Jan 31, 2017

The Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada in partnership with the City of Surrey and Powertech Labs Inc. invites applications for a prestigious Senior Industrial Research Chair in Energy Systems for Smart Cities.
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Industrial Research Chair in Energy Systems for Smart Cities
Simon Fraser University
Posted: Jan 31, 2017

The Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada in partnership with the City of Surrey and Powertech Labs Inc. invites applications for a prestigious Senior Industrial Research Chair in Energy Systems for Smart Cities.

The Chair is expected to establish a Centre of Excellence in Energy Systems for Smart Cities at the SFU Surrey Campus, jointly with the funding partners, and lead world-class applied research and HQP training, contribute to teaching, participate in service activities and lead innovation in sustainable energy technology. The research mission of the Centre will be shaped by the Chair in collaboration with SFU’s Schools of Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Computing Science, Powertech Labs Inc. and the City of Surrey. Research can focus on one or more of the following areas: energy generation, transportation, conservation, recapture, storage and utilization within cities, including electrical and thermal energy, as well as any other renewable energy sources and related technology in alignment with the development of Smart Cities. A key duty will be building links to other Canadian universities, government agencies, municipalities, and local and international industry, including a broad range of technical and funding partnerships to launch a major research initiative.

This competition will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications will commence on March 1, 2017.

To view the full posting, please visit the Faculty Openings in Applied Sciences.

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Tenure-Track/Assistant Professor in
Civil & Mechanical Engineering

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Posted: Jan 31, 2017

 
The School of Computing and Engineering (SCE) at the University of Missouri – Kansas City has TWO Full-Time (9 month) tenure-track mechanical engineering faculty positions. Application review begins February 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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Tenure-Track/Assistant Professor in
Civil & Mechanical Engineering
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Posted: Jan 31, 2017

The School of Computing and Engineering (SCE) at the University of Missouri – Kansas City seeks applicants for TWO full-time, academic year (9 mo) tenure-track positions in Mechanical Engineering starting either Aug. 1, 2017 or Jan. 1, 2018. Application review begins Feb. 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. A Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related discipline is required.

Position #63661 (ID #22161) seeks applicants whose primary research areas include robotics, intelligent systems, machine design, and manufacturing.

Position #35557 (ID #22162) seeks applicants whose primary research areas include turbulent heat transfer, energy system design/optimization, energy conversion, advanced thermodynamics, and multi-phase transport phenomena.

APPLY ONLINE, click on VIEW JOBS. Users must register using button centered at top. Use ID #22161 and ID #22162 to view the full job description and application requirements for each position & apply. NOTE: Upload only one pdf file not to exceed 8MG. Include a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vita, a statement of research directions/objectives, statement of teaching experience/philosophy, and contact information of three references.

The UMKC Civil and Mechanical Engineering (CME) Department is located in the heart of Kansas City, a world-class engineering hub that is home to companies such as Honeywell, Black and Veatch, and Burns and McDonnell that provide enriching educational partnerships for SCE students and faculty.

UMKC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer.

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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor — Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems

University of Maine

Posted: Jan 11, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate must have a background in control systems and system dynamics with a demonstrated track record in research and a strong commitment to teaching.
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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor — Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems
University of Maine
Posted: Jan 11, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate must have a background in dynamics and control systems with a demonstrated track record in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Applications are invited in all areas of dynamics and controls, particularly those that complement current research activities in renewable energy, aerospace engineering, ocean engineering, robotics, and biomechanics/biomedical engineering. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in control systems, dynamics and related areas, and contribute to the capstone effort in his or her area of expertise. Applications, including cover letter, full curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research interests, and contact information for at least three potential references should be sent. Review of applications will begin Feb. 13, 2017. Expected start date is September 2017. Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on qualifications. A B.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field is required at time of appointment. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor — Materials Science and Engineering

University of Maine

Posted: Jan 11, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine invites applications for the position of a tenure track assistant or associate professor in mechanical engineering. The candidate must have a background in materials science and engineering with a demonstrated track record in research and a strong commitment to teaching.
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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor — Materials Science and Engineering
University of Maine
Posted: Jan 11, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. A background in materials science and engineering is required, with a demonstrated track record in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Applications are invited in all areas of materials science and engineering, particularly those that complement current research activities in computational and experimental solid mechanics, renewable energy, aerospace engineering, ocean engineering, biomechanics/biomedical engineering, and geomechanics/geophysics. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong externally funded research program, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in engineering materials, mechanical behavior of materials, engineering mechanics, and related areas. Applications, including cover letter, full curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research interests, and contact information for at least three potential references should be sent. Review of applications will begin Feb. 13, 2017. The expected start date is September 2017. Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on qualifications. A B.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required at time of appointment. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering

University of Michigan & Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Posted: Jan 1, 2017

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University (UM-SJTU) Joint Institute invites applications for tenure-track and tenured positions in all emerging fields related to Mechanical Engineering.
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Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan & Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Posted: Jan 1, 2017

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University (UM-SJTU) Joint Institute invites applications for tenure-track and tenured positions in all emerging fields related to Mechanical Engineering. UM-SJTU Joint Institute is committed to building a world-class research and educational institution based on the US university model. The Mechanical Engineering Program is ABET accredited. The students are among China’s best. Successful candidates are expected to establish vigorous research programs, mentor students, participate in the international research community, and teach undergraduate and graduate classes. Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, three publications, and contact information for five referees as a single PDF file to: Prof. Xudong Wang, Chair of the Search Committee, wxudong@sjtu.edu.cn.

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Assistant Professor in Thermofluids Systems

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Posted: Dec 1, 2016

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, invites applications for a full-time, general funds, tenure track, faculty position, pending availability of funds, to begin on Aug. 1, 2017; to develop research & education in Thermofluids: Micro/Nanoscale Transport Phenomena and/or Biomedical Applications.
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Assistant Professor in Thermofluids Systems
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Posted: Dec 1, 2016

The University of Hawaii (UH)/Manoa, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (ME); full-time, general funds, tenure track, faculty position, pending availability of funds, to begin on Aug. 1, 2017. The UH is a Carnegie Research Univ. The Dept. offers B.S., M.S., & Ph.D. degrees, and its B.S. program is ABET accredited.

Duties: Teach & develop courses in design and development of thermofluids systems. Develop externally funded research programs resulting in publications in scholarly journals & conferences; supervise graduate students; teach via distance delivery as required; and serve on Dept., College, & Univ. committees.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. (ABD, also considered) in ME or closely related field, with background in design & development of thermofluids systems with expertise in Micro/Nanoscale Transport Phenomena and/or Biomedical Applications. Emerging & cross-disciplinary areas are particularly encouraged. Candidates must also show commitments to teaching excellence & students mentoring.

Pay Range: Commensurate with qualifications & experience.

To Apply: Submit only electronic applications and include a cover letter specifying the position; research & teaching statements; complete updated CV; copies of up to 4 relevant publications; & contact information of 4 references. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries: Prof. Mehrdad N. Ghasemi-Nejhad, Chair, (808) 956-7560, nejhad@hawaii.edu.

The UH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Job ID No. 0085307

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