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Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Clemson University
Clemson, SC
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Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Location: 246 Fluor Daniel

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, to begin August 2018. Candidates in the area of controls, multi-body dynamics and/or robotic systems are being sought. The Department and College are committed to fostering interdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our society and innovate through a balance of fundamental and translational research. Collaboration with entities within and outside engineering and science is also highly encouraged

The Department has 31 tenure-track or tenured faculty members actively involved in research, teaching, and service endeavors. More than one third of the current faculty members have received prestigious early-career grant awards. The Department occupies a modern research and education facility on the main Clemson, SC campus and has an enrollment of approximately 1000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Clemson University is a public land-grant institution currently ranked among the top 25 national public universities by U.S. News and World Report and is classified as a Tier 1 Research Institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The Clemson campus is located between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC near Greenville, SC along the I-85 corridor in the beautiful upstate of South Carolina. Clemson is serviced by the Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP), Atlanta, and Charlotte airports and by Amtrak. The Department also has a new graduate education center in Charleston, SC with activity associated with the world's most-advanced wind-turbine drivetrain testing facility


Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with potential to develop an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research program. Faculty are expected to actively contribute to the core graduate and undergraduate teaching missions of the Department. Applications from women, members of underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and persons with disabilities will be particularly welcomed


Applicants should electronically submit a CV, contact information for four (4) references, a cover letter and a brief statement of teaching and research goals (2 page maximum) via Interfolio. Guaranteed consideration will be given to applications received by February 15, 2018, however, the search will continue until the position is filled. Further inquiries can be directed to: Dr. Ardalan Vahidi, Chair, Faculty Search Committee 100 Fluor Daniel Engineering Innovation Building Department of Mechanical Engineering Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0921 grant5@clemson.edu

Additional departmental information is available at: www.clemson.edu/cecas/departments/me/

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women



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