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Assistant Professor

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Universityof Colorado – College of Engineering, Design and Computing

Assistant Professor 

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

The Department ofMechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing atthe University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applications for atenure-track assistant professor position. Individuals with a research focus on additive manufacturing anddesign are highly encouraged to apply. We are looking for candidates whoincorporate novel aspects of design with 3D printing. This can include (but isnot limited to) topology optimization, functional lattice design, generativedesign, voxel-based printing, digital design, methodologies to enable masscustomization, design innovation, and manufacturing practices. These techniquescould be used to develop designs with novel mechanical, fluid, biological, orthermal functionality.

 Candidates should plan todevelop a successful research program that is funded by federal institutionsand local aerospace and/or biomedical industries. CU Anschutz Medical Campus providesopportunities to collaborate with clinicians, while the Denver-metro area ishome to many biomedical device and biotechnology companies. Colorado has180 aerospace companies and more than 500businesses that provide space-related products and services. Recently, Lockheed Martin donatedan EOS m290 printer to CU Denver, which is available for the use by the futurefaculty member.

 Reporting to the chair, the person in thisposition will be expected to develop and teach lecture and laboratory coursesat the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop an active externally fundedresearch program; conduct high quality research involving students at alllevels, leading to sponsored research and refereed publications; and contribute to Department, College, and University governance andto the profession.

Salary and Benefits: Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

 University ofColorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe andsecure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist inachieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees priorto their employment.

 The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

 Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.

  Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.TotalCompensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

 Diversityand Equity:

 Pleaseclick here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

 TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:  The candidate must have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field, and have demonstrated expertise in additive manufacturing and design as evidenced by the candidate’s publication record.


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Oct 31, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 10/16/2019
Application Due: 1/31/2020
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