Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering (pcy121217)
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and the potential to develop an externally funded research program. Candidates for the positions at the associate or full professor levels must have a strong record of scholarly and professional achievements.
The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs in mechanical engineering. Created in the fall of 2008, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is a key component of the university's growth strategy. In four years, enrollment has grown from 10 students to nearly 500 students. The department currently has 13 tenure-system faculty members and 3 senior lecturers. The department is projected to employ 25 tenure-system faculty members by 2015, and 40 faculty members by 2020.
Applications will be considered in the areas of dynamical systems & control, manufacturing & design innovation, mechanics & materials, and thermal & fluid sciences. Research areas of interest include: energy conversion, harvesting, and utilization; emerging paradigms and technologies for design and manufacturing across size scales, micro- and nano-technologies, mechatronics and robotics with applications to health care, and thermal management across size scales and applications.
In addition to Mechanical Engineering, the Erik Jonsson School is home to the Departments of Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Material Science & Engineering, and Systems Engineering, and has interdisciplinary programs in Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, and Software Engineering. Opportunities for interdisciplinary research are outstanding. The School's 10-year strategic plan is on line at http://ecs.utdallas.edu/welcome/major-initiatives.html.
The University of Texas at Dallas is situated in Richardson, one of the most attractive suburbs of the Dallas metropolitan area with several hundred high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are outstanding.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity I Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Indication of gender and ethnicity for purposes of affirmative action statistical reporting is requested but not required for consideration.
For additional information, please contact Dr. Mario A. Rotea, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for five (5) professional references via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available at http://provost.utdallas.edu/facultyjobs/. Applications received before February 15, 2013 will receive full consideration.
Posted on: Dec 17, 2012
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