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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - Dynamic Systems and Control

Company: The University of Texas at Dallas
Location: richardson
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - Dynamic Systems and Control

Position Title Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - Dynamic Systems and Control

Functional Title

Department Mechanical Engineering

Salary Range Negotiable

Pay Basis Monthly

Position Status Regular full-time

Location

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date 04/30/2021

Open Until Filled No

Desired Start Date 08/01/2021

Job Summary

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position in Mechanical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and strong potential to develop an externally funded research program.

The search is for a position in dynamic systems and control with emphasis on theory-based methodology to tackle problems grounded in emerging applications/novel experimental methods. While outstanding candidates in all areas will be considered, interest areas include: data-driven methods, renewable energy, manufacturing & automation, and healthcare. Collaboration opportunities exist through UT Southwestern Medical School and the Universitys Center for Wind Energy.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers ABET -Accredited BS, MS and PhD degree programs. The department enrolled over 1200 students in spring 2020, including more than 90 doctoral graduate students. The junior faculty are highly decorated and include three NSF CAREER awardees and eight DoD Young Investigator Program awards. The department is primarily housed in a brand new building with 200,000 square feet for teaching and research. The department is home to an NSF IUCRC for wind energy (WindSTAR) and has modern research facilities and equipment including a unique boundary layer and subsonic wind tunnel.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.

To apply, applicants should submit a letter of interest; current curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interest; teaching evaluations (if available) and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

The University of Texas at Dallas provides equality of opportunity in education and employment for all students and employees and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the Universitys faculty and administration.

Minimum Education and Experience

An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.

Preferred Education and Experience

An earned PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a closely related field is required.

Two years postdoctoral or industry experience is preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence

Prepare and teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes

Contribute assessment information and data as requested

Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students

Establish and/or continue an independent line of research

Continue to expand professional influence in the academic discipline through research and/or publication

Engage in service within the academic unit, the university, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints

Physical Activities

Working Conditions

Additional Information

Special Instructions Summary

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.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * How did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Governmental Agency Job Posting
    • University's Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Advertisement in a Journal in my Academic Discipline
    • Personal Referral
    • Another Website
    • Other
  • * Which of the following most accurately describes your highest earned degree?
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Doctor of Education (EdD)
    • Other Doctoral Degree (DSci, DAud, MD, etc.)
    • Specialist's Degree (EdS)
    • Professional Degree
    • Juris Doctor
    • Master's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Associate's Degree
    • Certificate
  • * In which Academic Discipline is your highest earned degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

    • * How many years of relevant work experience do you have in Higher Education, Industry, or Research?
      • None
      • One year
      • 2-3 years
      • 4-5 years
      • 6-10 years
      • Over 10 years
    Required Documents
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Optional Documents
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Writing Sample
  • Other Document
  • Relevant URL
  • Veteran Employment Preference - Form DD-214
  • Teaching Evaluations
Human Resources,
800 West Campbell Road, AD3.108
Richardson,
TX 75080-3021

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