ME Assistant Professor - Controls or Manufacturing
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 46116.00 - 125000.00
Internal Number: 343946
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications to a full-time tenure-track position beginning fall 2022 in the areas of controls or manufacturing. Candidates with an interest in the application domains of transportation systems, robotics, medical devices, fluid power, instrumentation design, or tribology are particularly encouraged. We are seeking a faculty candidate who complements current expertise in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and who plans to grow strategic synergistic collaborations within the department and the University. We primarily seek candidates at the Assistant Professor level; however, senior tenured appointments are possible for exceptionally qualified candidates.
Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in mechanical engineering (or a closely related discipline) by the date of appointment. The successful candidate is expected to have the potential to conduct a vigorous and innovative research program. They should also have the ability to effectively teach graduate and undergraduate level courses to a diverse group of engineering students. The candidate’s research and teaching activities should enhance the department’s teaching and research missions.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering values and is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. For this position, we welcome and encourage applications from a diverse community and particularly from persons in groups that are underrepresented in mechanical engineering. We further welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.