Assistant Professor-Tenure System

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Jun 28, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks an expert in computational fluid dynamics with expertise in modeling complex turbulent boundary layers. The successful applicant must be capable of doing direct numerical simulations and be able to identify the role of wall roughness and its topography in modifying non-equilibrium turbulent structures. The successful candidate will be capable of applying complex turbulent boundary layer theory and modeling to airfoils and rotating machinery to reduce drag and enhance performance. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the thermal fluids curriculum. The applicant must have a demonstrated history of success in obtaining external research funding.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Mechanical Engineering

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field, with evidence of research accomplishments and teaching skills; ability to mentor graduate students; ability to teach existing as well as develop new graduate and undergraduate courses in the mechanical engineering curriculum; demonstrated ability to attract external research funding; and ability to work effectively with other researchers in a collaborative research center environment, diverse groups, and diverse students.

Required Application Materials

Applicants must submit a detailed resume and the names and contact information for at least three references.  

Special Instructions

Applicants must submit a detailed resume and the names and contact information for at least three references.