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Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Posted: Aug 15, 2017

The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks applicants for the position of Department Chair and holder of the Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair in Biomedical Engineering.
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Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
Posted: Aug 15, 2017

The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking applicants for the position of Department Chair and holder of the Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair in Biomedical Engineering. This position is intended for candidates who are dedicated to the advancement of undergraduate and graduate education, have a distinguished record of research and professional accomplishment, and have strong leadership and management abilities.

The incumbent’s research would have a primary application in an established area of biomedical engineering such as biomaterials, biomechanics, or bioinstrumentation. Other areas in BME will be considered. Besides leading and managing the department, the successful candidate will be expected to establish a state-of-the-art research program in collaboration with the Indiana University School of Medicine, also on the IUPUI campus. Major institutes and centers at IUPUI include the Biomechanics and Biomaterials Research Center, the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health, the Simon Cancer Center, the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, and the Stark Neurosciences Institute. The IUPUI campus has approximately 30,000 students and over 200 degree programs with annual research expenditures totaling over $300M.

Applications must include a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references. IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer and affords reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities.

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Director, TEES Turbomachinery Laboratory

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

Posted: Aug 1, 2017

Develop, direct and implement TL's R&D, Work Force Development, and technology commercialization objectives & initiatives. Must hold credentials allowing appointment to engineering faculty. Supervise the organization of symposia and continuing-education activities. Chair/support industrial advisory committees organizing symposia and for research.
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Director, TEES Turbomachinery Laboratory
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
Posted: Aug 1, 2017

Applicants will be able to develop, direct and implement TL's R&D, Work Force Development, and technology commercialization objectives and initiatives. Ensure that TL's activities will establish, maintain and increase the center's competitive position and sustainability. Foster collaboration and opportunity between faculty, researchers and centers. Collaborate with the head of the Mechanical Engineering Department to align goals and outcomes. Must hold credentials that allow appointment to the engineering faculty. Maintain current sponsor relationships and develop new relationships in new market areas. Foster and provide leadership in expanding the R&D portfolio, workforce development, and technology commercialization activities of TL. Supervise the organization of symposia and continuing-education activities as well as chair and support major industrial advisory committees both for organizing symposia and for research.

Qualifications:

Required: Bachelor's in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ten years of related experience.

Preferred: PhD in Engineering or related field and 10 years of combined experience in industry and academia. Progressive, successful experience and demonstrable accomplishments in R&D, WFD and/or technology commercialization leadership, execution and management. Experience as the director of an R&D organization or agency in industry, government or academia. Service on industry, government, or academic R&D, WFD, and/or technology commercialization planning or steering committees. Service on turbomachinery-related professional committees, societies, and organizations.

The members of Texas A&M Engineering are all Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employers committed to diversity.

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Department Head, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

The University of Arizona

Posted: Aug 1, 2017

The Department of Aerospace And Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona, seek an engaging, articulate leader needed to guide successful department at highly ranked research university as it secures additional faculty appointments and expands and enhances undergraduate and graduate programs, research impact and visibility, and industrial partnerships.
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Department Head, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
The University of Arizona
Posted: Aug 1, 2017

We seek an engaging and articulate leader to guide this successful department as it secures additional faculty appointments and expands and enhances its undergraduate and graduate programs, research impact and visibility, and industrial partnerships.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of transparent, collaborative and effective strategic planning, communication and resource management. A distinguished record of achievement in scholarship, research and/or professional practice commensurate with an appointment at the rank of professor with tenure is required.

The department is dedicated to innovative interdisciplinary research and teaching in both aerospace and mechanical engineering. The department's research specialties include active flow control, aerospace guidance navigation and control, astrodynamics, biomechanics, computational and experimental fluid and solid mechanics, mechatronics, multibody dynamics, nanotechnology and renewable energy.

Research at the University of Arizona is strongly multidisciplinary and the department works extensively with, among others, the UA Department of Planetary Sciences, Arizona Health Sciences Center, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Bioresearch, College of Optical Sciences and the Program in Applied Mathematics, all of which enjoy international recognition as centers for world-class academic programs and research.

The University of Arizona is located in Tucson, which has a vibrant, multicultural community – in 2016 UNESCO named it a World City of Gastronomy – and is home to a thriving industrial sector that includes Raytheon, Rincon Research, Paragon Space Development and Vector Space Systems.

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Assistant Professor in Mechatronics

The University of British Columbia

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

The University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks an outstanding individual for a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant Professor level in mechatronics. The closing date for applications is October 15, 2017.
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Assistant Professor in Mechatronics
The University of British Columbia
Posted: Jul 31, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for one tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions in mechatronics. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field. Candidates with research expertise in one or more areas including instrumentation, optics, micro/nano-positioning, precision engineering, and sensors and actuators are especially encouraged to apply. Previous industrial experience is an asset. The starting date will be July 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority for the position. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and a research plan (4 pages or less), a statement of teaching interests and accomplishments (1 page), and names and contact information for four referees. Applications are accepted online, and must be submitted by October 15, 2017.

Job ID: 27090

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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor — Seaspan Chair

The University of British Columbia

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks an outstanding individual for a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, who will occupy a Seaspan Chair. The closing date for applications is October 15, 2017.
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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor — Seaspan Chair
The University of British Columbia
Posted: Jul 31, 2017

The Faculty of Applied Science at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks an outstanding individual for a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, who will occupy a named position in association with Seaspan.

We welcome applications from individuals who have expertise in any of the following areas: marine systems engineering, mechatronics, design, additive manufacturing, clean energy, and autonomous vehicles. The starting date of the appointment will be July 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority for the position. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a (4 pages or less) statement of research interests and a research plan, part of which should be a plan for engagement with the marine industry, a (1-2 page) statement of teaching interests and accomplishments, and names and contact information for four referees. Applications are accepted online, and must be submitted by October 15, 2017.

Job ID: 27089

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New Faculty Searches, Mechanical Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University

Posted: Jul 1, 2017

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill tenure tracks in Mech. Engr. Qualifications: doctorate in engr. or related field; teach courses at undergrad/grad levels; develop externally-funded research. Review of applicants 10/01/2017. Submit cover, statement on teaching/research, CV, & names/addresses of four references at academic rank of Prof.
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New Faculty Searches, Mechanical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Posted: Jul 1, 2017

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University pleased to invite applications for tenure-track positions anticipated in Mechanical Engineering at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. The Department will consider all areas pertinent to the mechanical engineering discipline.

Successful applicants will have demonstrated outstanding scholarly research and will have expressed strong interests in engineering education. Qualifications for these positions include a doctorate in engineering or a related field. The successful candidates will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, to develop an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program, and to contribute to the operation and promotion of the department, college, university, and profession through service.

Nominations and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Screening of applicants will begin on October 1, 2017. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement on teaching and research, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of four professional references who are academics at the rank of Professor. Please submit these four items in one pdf file electronically to job 72158.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

The Virginia Military Institute

Posted: Jul 1, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the Virginia Military Institute, (VMI), invites applications for tenure track or term positions in the areas of Thermal/Fluids with emphasis on Computational Fluid Dynamics, or Mechanics/Machine Design.
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Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering
The Virginia Military Institute
Posted: Jul 1, 2017

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the Virginia Military Institute, (VMI), invites applications for tenure track or term positions in the areas of:

  1. Thermal/Fluids including experimental methods and computational modeling/CFD.
  2. Mechanics/Machine Design with emphasis on Finite Element Modeling and/or Mechatronics.

The tenure track position is at the level of an assistant professor while a two-year renewable contract will be offered for the term position. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering. Industry experience and professional registration are preferred. The appointment begins January or August 2018.

The Mechanical Engineering program at VMI is ABET accredited and is wholly undergraduate. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate mechanical engineering courses, advise/supervise student projects and research, and enhance current departmental research areas. VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college for men and women. All faculty members are required to wear a military uniform.

Applicants should include in their response a detailed curriculum vita including at least three references with addresses and phone numbers, a clear statement of their teaching interests and philosophy, and a brief summary of their research interests. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.

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