Faculty Positions in Emerging Areas in Mechanical Engineering The University of Texas at Austin
Mechanical Engineering - Cockrell School of Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: UT Austin
Open: Sep 28, 2018
The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for a tenured faculty position in any emerging area in mechanical engineering. Applicants are sought at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. General areas of interest include, but are not limited to: 1) robotics and controls, 2) large scale computation, 3) advanced sensors, 4) precision mechatronics, 5) mechanobiology, 6) flexible electronics, 7) machine learning applied to engineering systems, 8) soft matter and complex fluids, and 9) energy systems. Other emerging areas will be considered.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences related to the area and a record of high accomplishment with a clearly upward career trajectory. For senior hires, evidence of leadership in directing multi-investigator research programs is essential. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.
Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) current vitae, 3) a statement of research and teaching interests, and 4) a list of five references.
Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee - Emerging Areas. Evaluation of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. Further information about the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin may be found at www.me.utexas.edu. The 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 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.