Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering

School/Institution:University of Miami, United States, Coral Gables

Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Employment Type:Full-time


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Asst./Assoc./Full Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time

Req: R100026767

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Faculty Positions in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering College of Engineering at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

The College of Engineering of the University of Miami (UM in Coral Gables, FL) invites applications and nominations for tenure track/tenured faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full professor level in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The faculty hires will have a strong research background in the field of Advanced Additive Manufacturing, which is one of the college-wide problem-based research clusters.

Applicants must have a strong record of research accomplishments including publications, evidence of leadership and vision on research, ability to excel in an interdisciplinary environment, and a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in mechanical and aerospace engineering or a related field. To be considered for the associate professor or full professor rank, applicants should have established a vibrant, externally funded, Ph.D. level research program and have made significant progress towards establishing a national/international reputation in the field of Advanced Additive Manufacturing or related areas.

In order to obtain tenure, the selected candidate must have a demonstrated record of teaching, research and service commensurate with the rank.

Responsibilities of this position include developing a strong externally-funded research program, fostering undergraduate and graduate student research; teaching and developing new courses, developing new degree offerings that meet the needs of the community and industry; actively engaging with and participating in professional societies; and strengthening the role of the department and the College in the innovation ecosystem in South Florida.

The University of Miami is a top 50 US research institution committed to attracting a talented workforce to support the common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, innovation and service. Faculty hired will have unique opportunities to contribute to the growth of strategic research areas through collaboration within the cluster and leveraging existing strengths at the University of Miami, which include:

  • Unique geographical location providing a gateway to the Americas;
  • orld-class research faculty at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science;
  • State-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson;
  • A $ 100 million gift to the College of Engineering together with the School of Arts and Sciences.

Initial screening of applications will begin immediately, with hires expected to start August 15, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications including curriculum vitae, statement of educational and research philosophy, and the names of three persons who may be asked for letters of reference; these items should be uploaded here.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females / Minorities / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

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