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Mechanical Engineering - Cockrell School of Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Aug 13, 2018

The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for two tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in the area of manufacturing systems with a particular interest in enabling innovative process technologies, or creating novel in-line measurement capabilities for enhancing manufacturing yields. Applicants are sought at the rank of Assistant Professor, but candidates with outstanding records of accomplishment will also be considered for the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Additive Manufacturing: Metals, multimaterial/multifunctional, and multi-scale additive manufacturing.
  • Nanoscale Manufacturing: Roll-to-roll, wafer-scale, hybrid integration of flexible and wafer-based, biology-assisted nanomanufacturing, and nanomanufacturing for healthcare.
  • In-line Metrology: High-speed, non-destructive metrology for additive and nanomanufacturing processes, process control, and yield enhancement technologies.

The department has a track record of creating technologies in additive manufacturing and nanoscale manufacturing that have been widely adopted in industry. Successful candidates will have opportunities to collaborate with centers that house outstanding research facilities including the NSF NASCENT Center (https://nascent.utexas.edu/) in the area of nanomanufacturing, and the Advanced Manufacturing and Design Center (https://sites.utexas.edu/amdc/) in the area of additive manufacturing.

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Engineering or Natural Sciences prior to their start date. For senior hires, evidence of technical leadership and accomplishments commensurate with the rank are essential. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and serve the university and the profession.

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) current vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching interests, 4) a list of five references. Applicants for the Assistant Professor position should also provide a copy of their graduate academic transcript.

Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee - Manufacturing. Evaluation of applications will begin October 1, 2018 although the search will be held open until suitable candidates are identified. Further information about the department may be found at www.me.utexas.edu. Successful candidates will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.A. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicants selected.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.





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Posted: 11/4/2018
Application Due: 1/3/2019
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