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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, ME Program

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

About the Department

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering currently has 44 faculty members and an enrollment of about 1290 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. The Department offers ABET accredited B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering; M.S., Master of Engineering, and Ph.D. degrees in Mechancial Engineering and in Mateials Science and Engineering. The Department has research focus areas in Structural Dynamics, Advanced Manufacturing, Thermal-Fluids Science, Applied and Computational Mechanics, Nanotechnology and Materials Science, Intelligent Systems, Safety. For more information regarding the Department and Mechanical Engineering Program, please see the following link:

https://ceas.uc.edu/academics/departments/mechanical-materials-engineering.html

 

The University of Cincinnati is a major research university (https://www.uc.edu/) within an urban and diverse community. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, and medicine. The UC College of Medicine and three affiliated hospitals provide unique opportunities in multidisciplinary research.

 

The university boasts a student body of over 46,700 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. UC is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. In addition, Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906.

 

The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and military veterans are encouraged to apply. UC is an ADVANCE institution, with an NSF Institutional Transformation award to increase the participation and advancement of women in STEM academic careers, and provide support throughout all phases of their career development. The University of Cincinnati is committed to increasing the diversity of its community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this regard.

Job Overview

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the Mechanical Engineering Program.  A broad and diverse spectrum of candidates is sought; women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Candidates in a broad range of areas of mechanical engineering will be considered. The areas include, but are not limited to; (i) vibration, control, structural dynamics and acoustics; (ii) theoretical and applied mechanics and simulation; (iii) advanced materials and manufacturing; (iv) bio health; and (v) energy and thermal-fluid systems. Rank, tenure, salary and startup funding are commensurate with credentials.

Essential Functions

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their specialty areas (as noted above).
  • Develop externally funded research programs.
  • Advise graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Conduct research in their specialty areas and publish research results in professional journals.
  • Participate in professional service activities such as editorial review, student career mentoring, advising of student organizations, serving on departmental, college and university committees, and performing outreach activities such as recruiting underrepresented students and holding workshops and seminars for industry.
  • Participate in curriculum and course development.

Minimum Qualifications

Prior to effective date of appointment a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required. 

Application Process

Interested candidates should create an Applicant Profile and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter summarizing their research and teaching interests. Under the ‘Additional Documents’ section, interested candidates should also upload a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching experience (if applicable) and philosophy, a diversity statement, as well as names and contact information for at least three references. Further documentation, including letters of recommendation and representative publications (if applicable), may be separately requested by the search committee at a later date.

 

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

 

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, ME Program

Date:  Nov 20, 2021
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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