The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a faculty position open to all ranks (assistant, associate, and full professor) in the general area of thermal-fluid sciences.
The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise M.S. and Ph.D. students, and establish an internationally-recognized and well-funded research program. He or she will actively support the teaching and learning experiences of our students; as well as contributing through research, teaching and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience. Activities of the faculty in this position are anticipated to have direct applications in gas turbine engines, heat exchangers, and high temperature fuel cells, and the selected candidate will be a key asset in expanding our research partnerships with corporations, including GE, UTC-Pratt & Whitney, and UTAS.
The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut provides a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment for exchanging ideas that advance and redefine the frontiers of knowledge. Our faculty have international stature in their fields recognized by prestigious awards, are engaged in world class interdisciplinary research, and actively pursue a dynamic educational atmosphere for our students. The School of Engineering and the University of Connecticut are continuing a momentum of unprecedented growth as evidenced by significantly increased research expenditures, and a 20-year state-funded $2.3 billion initiative to enhance the physical infrastructure as well as research and teaching activities. The state is home to a large number of international, high technology companies. The University campus is located in a beautiful area of New England, with a moderate cost of living and proximity to major cultural, recreational and urban centers of the Northeast. The University community affords residents a rich diversity of cultural, athletic, artistic and historic experiences; affordable quality housing; and top schools for faculty families.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates for this position must have a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a related field with a strong fundamental background in the areas identified or in closely related areas. Expertise in thermal-fluid sciences, including but not limited to computational fluid dynamics, heat/mass transfer for high-temperature applications in design, manufacturing, additive manufacturing, and materials processing, and energy/power systems.
This is a faculty position open to all ranks (assistant, associate, and full professor) and is available immediately. For more information about the Mechanical Engineering Department please visit: (http://www.engr.uconn.edu/me ).
Please select "Apply Now" to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Applications must include the candidate's detailed curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching interests, copies of candidate's two most important publications, and the names and contact information of four references. For further information or questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org . The University of Connecticut is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and encourages underrepresented groups to apply for this position.