The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UMaine is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of fluids with expertise in flow-field modeling and simulation.
Required qualifications: A PhD in aerospace eng., mechanical eng., ocean eng. or a closely related field by date of hire; a well-documented record of high-quality research in fluids, specifically in the computer modeling and simulation of flow fields; evidence of a clear potential for obtaining extramural funding and establishing a successful research program; evidence of a clear potential for teaching effectiveness, and capability to develop and teach fluid mechanics, CFD and related courses; excellent communication skills and teamwork ability.
Preferred qualifications: Experience in experimental fluid mechanics is desirable as a compliment to computational modeling expertise; industrial experience in fluid mechanics is desirable; potential for collaboration in one or more areas including aerospace, mechanical, ocean, energy and biomedical engineering.
The Department offers BS, MS and PhD programs in mechanical engineering, with undergraduate concentration in Aerospace, and graduate concentrations in Aerospace, Offshore Wind Energy, Robotics & Mechatronics, and Smart Manufacturing. It also supports minors in many areas including Robotics and Renewable Energy Engineering, as well as a certificate in Composite Materials and Structures. The ME faculty excel in research and scholarly pursuits with over $7M in new research awards in FY23. The Department is housed in the new Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center, a 115,000 sf, $78-million state-of-the-art teaching and laboratory facility on the UMaine campus.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.