Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Department:: Mechanical Engineering
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Jun 7, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Ref. No.:: 8242
Position ID:: 131882
About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the State University of New York at Binghamton invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level beginning either in Spring or Fall 2022. Candidates must have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field.
Candidates should have a demonstrated track record in an aspect of the broad area of advanced design and manufacturing and will be expected to develop a research program capable of securing competitive external research funding. Candidates must also have a potential for quality teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and will be expected to address teaching needs in the areas of mechanical engineering design, solid mechanics and computer-aided engineering.
The department is particularly interested in a candidate who can conduct research with applications in additive manufacturing, energy generation and storage, autonomous systems, soft robotics, among others. The candidate's research should complement existing department research areas, which include sensors, vibration and acoustics, MEMS, mechatronics, mechanobiology, robotics, energy, electronic packaging, 3D printing, complex fluids, microfluidics, nanomaterials, and nanotechnology. Candidates are also encouraged to familiarize themselves with University-wide Smart-Energy, Health Sciences and Data Science thrusts (http://www.binghamton.edu/tae/).
The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 20 faculty members, with undergraduate and graduate enrollments of approximately 400 and 110 students, respectively. The Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional information about the Mechanical Engineering Department at Binghamton University can be found online at http://www.binghamton.edu/me/
Candidates must have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and have a demonstrated track record in an aspect of the broad area of advanced design and manufacturing.
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Applicants must provide a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching interests, and a list of at least three professional references, including addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers. Applications received by September 1, 2021, will receive full consideration. The search will remain open until an appointment has been made.