The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites applications to fill a full-time, tenure-track position broadly defined in the area of Design and Manufacturing, beginning Fall 2019. We encourage applications from individuals with a strong foundation in design, manufacturing, and control. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: sensing and automation, medical devices, biomechanics, and control of mechatronic systems. The appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, but applicants at all levels will be considered if they have a particularly strong record of research and teaching accomplishments, scientific leadership, and creativity.
Applicants are expected to hold or complete by Fall 2019 a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (or a closely related discipline) and have demonstrated the potential to conduct a vigorous and significant research program as evidenced by their publication record and supporting letters from recognized leaders in the field. The candidate’s expertise and documented research activities must demonstrate a strong potential to enhance both the Department’s research and teaching missions. Successful candidates are expected to build strong, externally-funded, highly-visible research programs and to become recognized leaders in their field. Information on the current research activities of the department can be found at http://www.me.umn.edu/research/. The ability to effectively teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels to a diverse group of students is required.
Internal Number: 327319
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