The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured all-ranks faculty position beginning in Fall 2020. Senior candidates with exceptional background and experience may be considered for the Kalsi Endowed Professorship while junior candidates who are emerging leaders will be considered for junior fellowships such as the Bill Cook Endowment and the David Zimmerman Endowment.
Particular emphasis is in the broad area of materials science and engineering. Mechanical behavior of materials, soft matter, metamaterials and multifunctional materials are particular areas of emphasis although all contemporary topics in materials science and engineering are of interest. Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriately related field by the time their appointment begins. They are expected to establish a dynamic and internationally recognized research program, and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Furthermore, they must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring and entrepreneurship. Information about UH’s Department of Mechanical Engineering is available at ww.me.uh.edu.
To apply, please visit http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/careers/ and submit (i) letter of application; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) statement on proposed plans for teaching; (iv) statement on proposed plans for research; (v) list of five references. If you have any questions concerning the positions, please contact Dr. Jae-hyun Ryou at jryou@Central.uh.edu
As a part of a major drive for excellence, including recent designation of UH as a Tier 1 university, the Cullen College of Engineering has a strong commitment to advance both the quantity and quality of the engineering research programs. UH is Texas’ premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution with over 40,000 students located on a park-like campus proximal to downtown Houston, the fourth-largest city in the nation. In addition to being the energy capital of the world, Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and to NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Houston supports a full spectrum of cultural organizations as well as sports and year-around outdoor activities.
UH is a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
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