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Assistant/Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering
Clemson University

Date Posted Jan. 18, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering
University Clemson University
Clemson, SC, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering
Assistant/Associate Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Location: Clemson University

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University invites applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor ranks, to begin August 2019. Appointments at the Professor rank may also be considered for candidates with experience and qualifications appropriate at the level of Full Professor.

While candidates in all areas related to Mechanical Engineering will be considered the preference will be given to:
(1) Computational biofluid dynamics and/or multiscale (nano to micro) computational fluid dynamics,
(2) Computational solid mechanics at multiple length and time scales with emphasis on advanced manufacturing processes of materials,
(3) sustainability in design and/or manufacturing processes, and
(4) dynamics and control with emphasis on cyber-physical systems, robotics and autonomous systems.

The Department and College are committed to fostering interdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our society and innovate through a balance of fundamental and translational research. Collaboration with entities outside engineering and science is also highly encouraged.

The Department currently has 29 tenure-track or tenured faculty members actively involved in research, teaching, and service endeavors. One third of the current faculty members have received the NSF CAREER grant. The Department is housed in a modern research and education facility and has an enrollment of approximately 1030 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Clemson University is a public, land-grant institution currently ranked as 24th among national public universities by U.S. News and World Report and is classified as a Tier 1 Research Institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The campus is located between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC in the upstate of South Carolina.


Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with potential to develop an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research program and to actively contribute to core graduate and undergraduate teaching missions of the Department. Applications from women, members of underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and persons with disabilities will be particularly welcomed.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of four references, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (maximum two pages each) via Interfolio.

Applications received by February 15, 2019 will be given full consideration, however, the search will continue until the positions are filled.

Additional departmental information is available at:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Contact Information

  • Alex Wall
    Mechanical Engineering
    Clemson University


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