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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Physics and Engineering Physics

Employer
Tulane University
Location
New Orleans, LA
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Physics and Engineering Physics

Location:
New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Sep 15, 2023
Description:

Mechanical Engineering Tenure-Track Faculty Position at Tulane


Tulane University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in mechanical engineering. Our department is pursuing interdisciplinary excellence through integrating physics and core engineering disciplines. We seek to substantially grow our mechanical engineering program in coming years, including the launch of a minor in Mechanical Engineering alongside our established Engineering Physics undergraduate major and Materials Physics & Engineering PhD program. As a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), Tulane is committed to research and education at the highest levels. We are also searching for a Professor of Practice teaching faculty position this year.

 

For the tenure track position, preference will be given to applicants with a strong record of experimental mechanical engineering research in areas such as, but not limited to: energy, manufacturing, materials, mechanics, and robotics. We prioritize interdisciplinary research and teaching with other faculty in our School of Science and Engineering, as well as other Schools at Tulane. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in the expansion of core user facilities in the new Paul Hall, including a new Tulane Micro/Nanofabrication Facility. Applicants must have  a doctorate in mechanical engineering or a related field, postdoctoral or comparable experience, demonstrated success in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship. The position will include a competitive salary and startup package. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. 

For full consideration applications should be received by January 5, 2024. Further information can be found at sse.tulane.edu/pep. Tulane is committed to diversity - women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Tulane is committed to providing a family friendly workplace. Inquiries can be directed to Prof. Matthew Escarra at escarra@tulane.edu.

 Tulane is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer. 

 


Qualifications:

Applicants must have  a doctorate in mechanical engineering or a related field, postdoctoral or comparable experience, demonstrated success in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship.


Application Instructions:

For full consideration applications should be received by January 5, 2024.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. 

Further information can be found at sse.tulane.edu/pep

Inquiries can be directed to Prof. Matthew Escarra at escarra@tulane.edu.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email hr@tulane.edu.

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