Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Denton, TX
Jun 12, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Mechanical & Energy Engineering (130340)

College of Engineering

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
We are seeking a tenured or tenure-track faculty at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at University of North Texas (UNT). Expertise in areas such as advanced manufacturing, robotics and automation, robot learning and human-machine interaction will be considered. We will also consider research experience and expertise in interdisciplinary areas such as big data analytics, machine learning applications in mechanical and energy systems that have good potential for research funding and IP development.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
An earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely-related field.

For the Associate Professor rank, five years of academic work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
For the Assistant Professor rank, a strong publication record and the potential to succeed in securing research funding and mentoring graduate students are preferred. For the Associate Professor rank, requirements include a sustained record of scholarship and external research funding with active grant(s), successful mentoring of junior faculty, and recognition in the field.

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Five References
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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