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Assistant/Associate/Professor in Thermal Sciences

The University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah (https://mech.utah.edu/) invites applications for a tenure track position in thermal sciences at the assistant, associate, or professor rank with a Fall Semester 2020 starting date. Candidates with exceptional background and experience may be considered at a higher rank.

Candidates with a research focus and expertise in all areas of thermal sciences are encouraged to apply. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to energy materials (i.e., material design for heat transfer purposes), computational heat transfer, turbomachinery, bioheat transfer, and micro/nanoscale heat transfer and fluids applications. Candidates with theoretical, computational, and/or experimental research expertise are sought. Candidates must have an established record of published research, must exhibit strong potential for extramural funding within their area of expertise, and are expected to develop a vigorous research program. Candidates must also be qualified to teach core thermal sciences courses and develop new courses that support the graduate program. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are expected to have an earned Ph.D. or Sc.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field prior to start date.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering currently has 38 tenure-line faculty members, over 700 undergraduate and 235 graduate students. With funding from the state’s Engineering Initiative, the Department expects to hire up to seven additional faculty members over the next five years. The University of Utah is a tier 1 research institution that has ranked in the top 5 nationally for start-up companies in the last 5 years.

The University of Utah campus is situated in Salt Lake City, a diverse, cosmopolitan city with a population of 1M nestled against the backdrop of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. Salt Lake City residents have unparalleled access to national parks (8 within a few hours’ drive), skiing/snowboarding (7 resorts within 1 hour), hiking, fishing, biking, rafting/kayaking, NBA basketball, MLS soccer, PAC-12 sports, and numerous cultural events including opera, dance, symphony, theater, and outdoor concerts, amongst others. In addition, faculty members enjoy the convenience of an international airport located only 15 minutes from campus.

Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2019 and continue until February 15, 2020. Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a cover letter highlighting the applicant’s qualifications, current curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for a minimum of three references. To apply, upload all documents at the following link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/98024. Please check the complete position announcements at http://mech.utah.edu/department/open-positions/.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

 

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Posted: 2019-09-27 Expires: 2019-11-26

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