Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Denton, TX
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Mechanical & Energy Engineering (130340)

College of Engineering

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Three positions are available in broad areas of mechanical and energy engineering, including thermo-fluid sciences, energy, solid mechanics, mechanical systems, modeling and simulation, and design. Preference will be given, but not limited, to research expertise and experience in applied areas of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (MEE) such as computational mechanics, computational thermo-fluid sciences, alternate or renewable energy, sustainable/green manufacturing, corrosion engineering, and combustion engineering that have good potential of research funding and technology development.

The faculty hired would be expected to develop strong research programs funded by external sources in their areas of expertise, collaborate with researchers within and outside the department, teach MEE undergraduate and graduate courses, support and mentor students, and provide services to the University and the profession.

UNT's official Carnegie classification is "R1 Doctoral University with the highest research activity", which is Carnegie's top classification for research universities.

An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon available funding.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely-related field.

For the Assistant Professor position, a strong publication record and the potential to succeed in securing research funding and mentoring graduate students are required. For the Associate Professor position the additional requirements include a sustained record of scholarship and external research funding with active grant(s), successful mentoring of junior faculty, and recognized service activities.

Area of Specialty:
Thermo-fluid sciences, energy, solid mechanics, mechanical systems, modeling & simulation, or design

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Special Instructions to Applicants:
List of five references and history of teaching assignments required for Associate Professor's position


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