Assistant or Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Department of MIME

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Department of MIME

  • Employment type: Faculty - Regular
  • Bargaining Unit: AAUP
  • FTE: 1
  • Division: Faculty 9 Month AAUP
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Number of Openings: 3
Position Description
  • Position Summary 

    The Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME) at The University of Toledo (UT) is seeking outstanding scholars and educators to fill full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor beginning fall 2019.  Preferred areas of interest include experimental thermal and fluids, as well as mechatronics and intelligent systems.  Successful candidates will develop and sustain an externally funded research program, teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories, supervise graduate student research, engage in scholarly and professional service activities, and support diversity.

    All applicants are required to apply online at and submit the following documents: a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least four professional references.  

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) are filled.

    The department currently has 15 tenure-track or tenured faculty members and more than 900 undergraduate and 80 graduate students pursuing BS, MS and PhD degrees.  The College of Engineering’s Small Turbine Institute was established in 2004 to conduct advanced gas turbine engine research.  Since its launch, the Institute has received more than $9 million in external funding from Teledyne Turbine Engine, Bell Helicopter Textron, NASA, Air Force Research Laboratory, Lockheed Martin Aerospace, and the Ohio Third Frontier Wright Projects program to conduct research and training on advanced air vehicles.  The hydraulic test facility, as well as the wind tunnel, has generated significant success in securing external funding in military and civilian applications, as well as biofluid systems, in close collaboration with faculty in UT’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences.  The MIME faculty, in collaboration with faculty in the College of Medicine and Life Sciences, has a long history of externally funded research and entrepreneurship.  They have invented several medical devices and technologies that have resulted in six medical device startup companies.  The MIME department’s major research facilities also include fatigue and fracture, tribology, rotor dynamics, materials characterization and processing laboratories, and access to the College of Engineering’s two research centers:  the Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence and the Center for Materials and Sensor Characterization.  Additionally, the College of Engineering has a long history of collaboration with regional automotive, energy, and glass industries, as well as the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  More information about the MIME Department can be found at:

    The University of Toledo, established in 1872, is a student-centered, public metropolitan research university.  In addition to the College of Engineering, other professional colleges include Business and Innovation, Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Pharmacy, all of which provide faculty with abundant opportunities for collaborative education and research within the University.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have an earned PhD in mechanical engineering or a closely related field.

    Prior post-doctoral or industrial experience is highly desirable. 


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30.AM. and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.




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Posted: 2/25/2019
Application Due: 7/17/2019
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