Assistant Professor in Thermal/Fluid Sciences The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of Michigan - Dearborn invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, starting September 1, 2018. Although candidates at the Assistant Professor rank are preferred, candidates with exceptional experience and qualifications may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 24 faculty members and offers a full range of programs, from undergraduate to Ph.D. level, in mechanical, bio-, and automotive engineering areas. It currently enrolls about 1300 students. A new 123,000 square feet laboratory building is currently under construction at the College of Engineering and Computer Science with planned completion in 2020.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in experimental methods applied to combustion, IC engines, and energy conversion, although candidates specializing in other areas will also be considered. Excellent teaching and communication skills as well as demonstrated research potential are essential.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the thermal-fluids area, develop a long-term research program, and advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
Applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information for four references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/46325.
The review of applications will start on January 1, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.