Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Extreme Mechanics)
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job TitleAssistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Extreme Mechanics)Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by 07/15/2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by 08/15/2019. Applications received subsequent to second consideration (08/15/2019) may not be given full consideration.
The Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering invites applications at the Assistant Professor level from outstanding individuals with demonstrated expertise or research potential in Advanced Solid Mechanics applied to Extreme Environments. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, loading of materials as a result of in-air or underwater blast or explosion, implosion of structures, impact mechanics, dynamic response of materials under extreme temperatures or pressures, saline or maritime conditions, and dynamic fracture fragmentation. Applicants are expected to have either a strong experimental background, or be expert in the computational modeling of solids under extreme loading conditions.
We seek faculty members with potential to become international leaders in this field. In addition to building an independent research program, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the newly created National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology (NIUVT.US).
We seek to fill this tenure-track, academic-year, position, in either the Fall of 2019 or in the Spring of 2020. Interested applicants can learn more about the department by visiting its web site (mcise.uri.edu).
The successful candidate will join an already strong solid mechanics program, and will be expected to establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program. She/He will have earned a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or related fields. Applicants must be US citizens or US nationals (Permanent Residents).
1. An earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or related fields at the time of appointment.
2.Demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
3.Demonstrated record of scholarly achievement evidenced by publications, presentations, or awards.
4.Demonstrated evidence working with diverse groups (not limited to race, ethnicity, and gender).
5.Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
6.Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.
1. Research in solid mechanics under extreme conditions.
2.Ability to teach solid mechanics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
3.Research publications in professional journals commensurate with experience.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.UnionAAUP - American Assoc of Univ ProfessorsStatus Academic Year, Full-time, Tenure-track, PermanentEnd Date of Restriction or Limitation Department Information DepartmentMech., Ind. & Sys. EngineeringContact(s)Contact EmailCampus LocationKingstonGrant FundedNoExtension Contingent on Funding DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants
Please attached the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#2) A current curriculum vitae.
(#3) “other document” should include the following information: detailed research plans, a statement of teaching interests and experiences (as one complete pdf document).
(#4) “Other” the name, address, telephone number and email address of at least three professional references.Posting Information Position Number109085Posting NumberF00142Posting Date05/14/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.uri.edu/postings/4985Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Other Document
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or related fields at the time of appointment?
- * Do you have demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level?
- * Do you have demonstrated record of scholarly achievement evidenced by publications, presentations, or awards?
- * Do you have demonstrated evidence working with diverse groups (not limited to race, ethnicity, and gender)?
- * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
- * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills?
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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