The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) invites applications for a faculty position in Mechanical Engineering – Advanced Manufacturing/Mechanics & Materials at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
Manufacturing areas of interest include subtractive and additive manufacturing, materials processing, automation & systems, metrology, and manufacturing across length scales. Mechanics & Materials areas of interest include advanced materials and applications, such as soft materials for biomedical applications and electronics, metamaterials for manipulating waves, materials for energy storage, sensing & actuation, as well as other multiscale structured materials for bio, defense, or energy applications.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and strong potential to develop an externally funded research program. Candidates for the positions at the associate or full professor levels must have strong records of scholarly and professional achievements.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is among the fastest growing programs at UTD. The department offers ABET-accredited BS, as well as MS and PhD degree programs in mechanical engineering. The department was founded in 2008 and currently has 1278 students enrolled, including 195 graduate students. There are 26 tenure-system faculty members and 6 teaching faculty members. Research expenditures neighbored $8 million in fiscal year 2017. The junior faculty are highly decorated and include three NSFCAREER awardees, five DoD Young Investigator Program awardees, and one awardee of the NIH Director's Program. The department is primarily housed in a brand new building with 200,000 square feet for teaching and research.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
For Assistant Professor rank: two years or more of postdoctoral or industry experience. Doctoral degree should be in engineering or a closely related field.
Candidates for the positions at the associate or full professor level must have strong records of scholarly and professional achievements.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
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About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.