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

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation may be based on experience and academic credentials.

 

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 presently offers an ABET accredited B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering; M.S., Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in Materials 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 System, Safety.

 

For more information regarding the MME Department, please see the following link: https://ceas.uc.edu/academics/departments/mechanical-materials-engineering.html

 

The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in 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. These positions will provide an opportunity to form collaborative relationships within the college, across the university, and with regional industry.

Job Overview

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the new Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Program. A broad and diverse spectrum of candidates is sought; women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.   Rank, tenure, salary and startup funding will be negotiated commensurate with the candidates’ qualifications.

 

 The ISE Undergraduate program will be launched in the fall semester 2022, and the ISE Graduate program is planned to start in the fall semester 2023. The department has six faculty members who have strong Industrial and Systems Engineering background and many graduate students who conduct research in Industrial and Systems Engineering related areas.

Essential Functions

The successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their specialty areas, develop externally funded research programs, publish research results in professional journals, advise graduate and undergraduate students, and participate in professional service activities such as editorial review, student career mentoring, advising of student organizations, serving on departmental, college and university committees, an performing outreach activities such as recruiting underrepresented students and holding workshops and seminars for industry. In addition, the successful candidates will participate in curriculum and course development.

 

Candidates will be expected to conduct data analytics and optimization research in areas such as, but not limited to, industry 4.0, Internet of Things, cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity, healthcare systems, safety/ergonomics, supply chain management, energy systems, smart city, and advanced manufacturing.

Minimum Qualifications

Prior to effective date of appointment a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering or a closely related field is required.

Application Process

Interested candidates should create an Applicant Profile and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter summarizing research and teaching interests. Under the ‘Additional Documents’ section, interested candidates should also upload a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching 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.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

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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, ISE Program

Date:  Oct 13, 2021
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


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