Assistant Professor of Ocean Engineering - (Naval Architecture and/or Naval Engineering)

Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Ocean Engineering - (Naval Architecture and/or Naval Engineering)

Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications:

The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by August 31. 2022.
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The Department of Ocean Engineering invites applications at the Assistant Professor level from outstanding individuals with demonstrated expertise or research potential in the broad area of Naval Architecture and/or Naval Engineering. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, marine hydrodynamics, fluid/wave-structure interactions, marine structures, floating offshore structures, ocean systems and control, and computational/experimental investigations related to these topics.

We expect to fill this tenure-track, academic-year, position, in the Fall of 2022 with an expected start date in January or September 2023. Interested applicants can learn more about the department by visiting its web site (https://web.uri.edu/engineering/about/ocean-engineering/).

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program, and become an international leader in this field. She/He will have earned a doctorate in Ocean Engineering, Naval Architecture, or related Naval Engineering fields.

Qualifications

Required:

1. An earned doctorate in Ocean Engineering, Naval Architecture, or related Naval Engineering 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/populations (not limited to race, ethnicity, and gender).

5. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

6. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.

Preferred:

1. Research in Naval Architecture and related Naval Engineering fields.

2. Ability to teach marine hydrodynamics, marine systems and controls, marine structures, and principal of naval architecture courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including experimental laboratory courses.

3. Research publications in professional journals commensurate with experience.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Union:

AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors

Status :

Academic Year, Full-time, Tenure-track, Permanent

Department:

Ocean Engineering

Contact(s):

Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)

Campus Location:

Narragansett Bay Campus

Grant Funded:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach the following 5 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) A complete curriculum vitae including the full contact information for at least three professional references outside of URI (as one complete pdf document).

(#3) “Other Document" – a narrative, limited to two pages, describing your research and how it relates to the required qualifications (as a complete pdf document).

(#4) “Other Document” – a narrative, limited to one page, describing your teaching background, philosophy, and preferences, including existing courses in our department and new courses you might develop (as one complete pdf document).

(#5) “Other Document” – a diversity statement, limited to one page, describing your past or future contributions to equity and inclusive excellence in the areas of research, teaching and/or outreach.

Position Number:

106259

Posting Number:

F00303

Posting Date:

05/04/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/9867

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