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Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

University of California, Merced
Merced, California 95343
  • Job Code
    JPF00822
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Merced invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment is required. Exceptional candidates in all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered, with preference given to those with expertise in: ground and aerial robotics and intelligent physical systems for industrial and agricultural applications, surface science and technology, or renewable energies. The successful applicant will conduct independent research, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and collaborate with other UC Merced faculty and research staff. Post-doctoral or other post-graduate experience is desirable but not required. We are particularly interested in attracting academically and culturally diverse candidates, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through teaching, scholarship, and service.

Deadline: Positions are open until filled; consideration of applications will begin on October 16, 2019. Applications must be submitted via the website, and must include (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) diversity statement, and (6) names of four references with contact information, including mailing address, phone number, and email address; submitted through the Recruit system.

Salary is negotiable based on the University of California salary scales.

Interested applicants must include (1) a cover letter stating area of interest, (2) curriculum vitae (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) diversity statement, and (5) five letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system).

Guidance on what to include in a diversity statement may be found here.

The University of California, Merced is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, students and staff. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With more than 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced is strongly committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is well equipped to provide educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California and nationwide. The campus has a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and surrounding area. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

Requirements

Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related area at the time of appointment.

Research background in ground or aerial robotics, intelligent autonomous systems for industrial and agricultural applications, surface science and technology, or renewable energies. Post-doctoral or other post-graduate experience.

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Posted: 2019-08-01 Expires: 2019-09-30

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