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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Extreme Mechanics)

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
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The Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering invites applications at the Assistant Professor level from outstanding individuals with demonstrated expertise or research potential in Advanced Solid Mechanics applied to Extreme Environments. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, loading of materials as a result of in-air or underwater blast or explosion, implosion of structures, impact mechanics, dynamic response of materials under extreme temperatures or pressures, saline or maritime conditions, and dynamic fracture fragmentation. Applicants are expected to have either a strong experimental background, or be expert in the computational modeling of solids under extreme loading conditions.

We seek faculty members with potential to become international leaders in this field. In addition to building an independent research program, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the newly created National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology (NIUVT.US).

We seek to fill this tenure-track, academic-year, position, in either the Fall of 2019 or in the Spring of 2020. Interested applicants can learn more about the department by visiting its web site (mcise.uri.edu).

The successful candidate will join an already strong solid mechanics program, and will be expected to establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program. She/He will have earned a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or related fields. Applicants must be US citizens or US nationals (Permanent Residents).

Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (F00142). Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter, (#2) A current curriculum vitae, (#3) “other document” should include the following information: detailed research plans, a statement of teaching interests and experiences (as one complete pdf document), and (#4) “Other” the name, address, telephone number and email address of at least three professional references.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by 07/15/2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by 08/15/2019. Applications received subsequent to second consideration (08/15/2019) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.


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Posted: 2019-05-14 Expires: 2019-07-13

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