Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Texas State Job Bank HOUSTON, TX

About the Job

The new Mechanical Engineering (MENG) Program at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The anticipated starting date is fall 2018. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the development and growth of the MENG program, develop and teach undergraduate MENG courses, seek external funding, establish an appropriate research program that leads to peer reviewed publications, and provide service to the program, university and profession; including active support of the MENG program ABET accreditation efforts. Duties: + Additional teaching responsibilities may include Solid Mechanics or other foundation engineering courses, such as Statics or Dynamics. Requirements: 1. Must have earned a Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering in the broad area of Materials Science and Manufacturing with primary expertise in Materials Science, Traditional and Advanced Manufacturing Processes, and Design for Manufacturing. Candidates with a terminal degree in a closely related discipline with similar primary expertise and at least one degree in Mechanical Engineering will be considered. 2. A successful candidate must be strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, research, advising, and laboratory development. 3. All candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Desired: Preference will be given to candidates with an earned B.S. from an ABET accredited Mechanical Engineering program, a demonstrated record of undergraduate teaching excellence and evidence of the potential to develop appropriate, externally funded and publishable research studies. Professional registration, or practical experience with industry or government will also be favorably reviewed. Full-time position with benefits. Background check is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest and curriculum vita. Three letters of recommendation and official transcripts will be required for the finalists who are invited for on-campus interviews. Review of applications or nominations will begin January 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.