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Assistant Professor of Research
University of Texas, San Antonio

  • Apr. 21, 2017
  • Assistant Professor of Research
  • Mechanical and Biomechanics Engineering
  • University of Texas, San Antonio
    San Antonio, TX
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • September 2017
  • Research Professor
  • Sustainable Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Education Systems & Design
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Lean Systems in the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for a Assistant Professor of Research position in the broad teaching and research area of manufacturing engineering, manufacturing processes, facilities planning & design as well as data analytics to be filled by September 2017. The position first carries a two-year term, with possible renewal/extension in future years.

The successful candidates are expected to have a moderate teaching load in the undergraduate and graduate manufacturing courses, allowing efforts to pursue externally-funded research, supervise graduate students, and communicate their research results in quality journals and at conferences. The ability to work collaboratively in research and teaching with other Department and Center faculty members within the University is highly desirable. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or in a related engineering field by the time of employment. The successful candidates are also expected to support and promote the industry consortium program the Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Lean Systems ( already established at UTSA.

The city of San Antonio is a vibrant city of more than 1.4 million inhabitants, with significant economic growth, numerous industrial establishments and excellent school districts. The City and the University provide excellent cultural and educational opportunities as well as exceptional employment opportunities for spouses. The University has about 30,000 students and is the third largest component in the University of Texas System. The College of Engineering at UTSA was established in 2000 and currently houses four academic departments and several research centers/institutes. The ME Department is a fast-growing research oriented Department offering degrees in bachelor (BSME), master (MSME & MS-Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering) and doctoral (PhD) levels. Please visit for more info.

Interested candidates must submit an application through UTSA Jobs:

The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.

Supplemental Documents

  • An application letter specifying interest in manufacturing fields,
  • A list of at least three references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers,
  • A statement of research and teaching interests,
  • A curriculum vitae

  • Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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  • Can Saygin
    Mechanical and Biomechanics Engineering
    University of Texas, San Antonio
    One UTSA Circle
    San Antonio, TX 78249


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