Asst/ Assoc Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering
Asst/ Assoc Professor - Computational Material Science

Location: Fluor Daniel EIB

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks, to begin January 2018. Candidates in the area of Computational Material Science are being sought. The Department and College are committed to fostering interdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our society and innovate through a balance of fundamental and translational research. Collaboration with entities within and outside engineering and science is also highly encouraged.

Faculty are expected to actively contribute to the core graduate and undergraduate teaching missions of the Department. Applications from women, members of underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and persons with disabilities will be particularly welcomed.

The Department has 31 tenure-track or tenured faculty members actively involved in research, teaching, and service endeavors. More than one third of the current faculty members have received prestigious early-career grant awards. The Department occupies a modern research and education facility and has an enrollment of approximately 940 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Clemson University is a public land-grant institution currently ranked among the top 25 national public universities by U.S. News and World Report and is classified as a Tier 1 Research Institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The Clemson campus is located between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC near Greenville, SC in the beautiful upstate of South Carolina.


Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or a closely related field with potential to develop an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research program.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of four references, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (maximum two pages each). The application package should be submitted via Interfolio. For questions, please contact Dr. Paul F. Joseph, (

Applications received before August 25, 2017 will be given full consideration, however, the search will continue until the positions are filled. Additional departmental information is available at:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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