Assistant/Associate Professor

Job description

Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering:  Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor (two positions) for its growing engineering programs to teach undergraduate and master’s level students; advise students; maintain an active research agenda and provide service to the department and university.  Appointments will begin Fall 2020.

Require:  Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, or a closely-related field by date of appointment.  ABDs may apply, but the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment.  To be appointed to the rank of associate professor requires an established record of high quality teaching and research.

Consideration may be given to candidates with research activities in: i) Robotics (human-robot interactions, kinematics and controls, learning, medical applications etc), and ii) Automation (sensors and instrumentation, networked multi-agent systems, manufacturing systems etc); teaching experience, industrial and/or post-doctoral appointments or a record of grant funding and scholarly publications.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, and experience and plans to  Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application.  Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Fazeel Khan, [email protected].  Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices.  Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

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Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 10/20/2019
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