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Faculty Positions In Emerging Areas In Mechanical Engineering

University of Texas at Austin, Mechanical Engineering Department

Job Title: Faculty Positions In Emerging Areas In Mechanical Engineering
Job Location: Austin , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Date Posted: 2017-10-12
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Faculty Positions In Emerging Areas In Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin, Mechanical Engineering Department

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions in any emerging area in Mechanical Engineering.

Applicants are sought at the rank of Assistant and Full Professor.

General areas of interest include, but are not limited to

  1. real-time estimation and control with applications in robotics, automation, healthcare and manufacturing;
  2. large scale computation for simulation, parameter identification, design, and control of complex systems;
  3. advanced sensors and metrology;
  4. advanced manufacturing and design; and
  5. mechanobiology. Other emerging areas will be considered.

Job Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences related to the area and a record of high accomplishment with a clearly upward career trajectory.

For senior hires, evidence of leadership in directing multi-investigator research programs is essential.

The successful candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  1. a cover letter,
  2. current vitae,
  3. a statement of research and teaching interests,
  4. a list of five references.

For those applying at the Assistant Professor level, please also provide a copy of your graduate academic transcript.

Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee Emerging Areas.

Evaluation of applications will begin November 1, 2017 although the search will be held open until suitable candidates are identified.

Further information about the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin may be found at

The successful candidates will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.A. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicants selected.

Please address any questions to the Emerging Area Search Committee via email at

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

When inquiring or applying for these positions, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Texas at Austin and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee


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