The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position in Mechanical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants from all areas of mechanical engineering are sought. Areas of interest may include biomechanics, biotransport, flexible devices, wearables, and surgical robotics.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent and demonstrate their potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment. We encourage female and underrepresented candidates to apply. The appointment commences Fall 2022.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UT Dallas was founded in 2008, offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees, and, according to US News and World Report, is ranked 3rd in Texas in its field. The department is home to more than 1100 undergraduate students, 200 graduate students, and 34 faculty. Our faculty are highly decorated with six
CAREER awardees, eight DoD Young Investigator Program awards, and one
MCA awardee. The department is primarily housed in a new building with 200,000 square feet for teaching and research, opened in Fall 2019, and home to a unique boundary layer and subsonic wind tunnel (
BLAST) to support renewable energy research. The close proximity to the UT Southwestern Medical Center and joint graduate programs offers outstanding opportunities for collaborative research. The department, school, and university are all committed to creating inclusive and engaging environments for all, as evidenced by our regular top 25 recognition by the Campus Pride Index.
Applicants should upload a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; teaching evaluations (if available); a writing/publication sample; a statement of diversity and inclusion (outlining how you have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, diversity, inclusion, and equity); and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
1) 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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