The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions to begin in August 2021. Candidates with expertise in all areas related to mechanical engineering are invited to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field at the time employment begins.Candidates will be considered at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Applicants at the Associate and Full Professor levels must have active nationally or internationally recognized research programs.
The ME Department currently has 45 full-time faculty members and supports strong graduate and undergraduate programs in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Engineering. Enrollments during the Fall Semester 2020 include 800 undergraduate students in major and 200 graduate students. Current departmental areas of research strength include additive manufacturing, unmanned and robotic systems, biomechanics, electronic packaging and reliability, solid mechanics and advanced materials, electronics cooling and thermal management, tribology, advanced powertrains, MEMS, and energy systems.