The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for two full-time faculty positions with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017, or later. The Department is looking for exceptional individuals in all core areas of Mechanical Engineering with particular emphasis in fluid mechanics (tenure-track Assistant Professor), and micro and nanoscale thermal sciences and their application to energy systems (tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor).
Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, recruitment and supervision of graduate students, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field by the time of employment. A demonstrated record of excellence in research and proven ability as, or potential to develop into, an outstanding teacher are desired. Successful candidates will have a strong record of collaborative, interdisciplinary research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Department, and College of Engineering.
Applications must be submitted electronically, and should include:
- Cover letter (limited to two pages) including (1) most significant scientific accomplishment as a graduate student, (2) most significant scientific accomplishment in your postgraduate career (if applicable), (3) overall goals/vision for a research program at our institution, and (4) experience and qualifications that make you particularly well suited to achieve those goals.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of research
- Statement of teaching
- Diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
- Applicants will also need to arrange for 3-5 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website.
Applications received by Friday December 9th, 2016, will be given priority consideration, but the positions will remain open until filled. For further details about our department, and to apply, visit: https://me.ucsb.edu/open-faculty-positions
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.