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Job ID: 173781

Multiple Tenure-Track faculty positions
Rutgers University

Date Posted Dec. 2, 2021
Title Multiple Tenure-Track faculty positions
University Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ, United States
Department Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University invites applications for 3 tenure-track faculty positions. Preference will be given to candidates at the Assistant Professor level. Higher level with exceptional qualifications will also be considered for appointments at the Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following three areas are highly encouraged to apply:

  • Design and/or Manufacturing; AI- and Machine Learning-based Design, Optimization, Design and Control for Robotics and Autonomous Systems; Sustainable and Bioinspired Design; Smart and Soft Material Design and 3D/4D Printing; Advanced Materials Design and Manufacturing. (Position # 21FA1428)
    Apply here >>
  • Packaging Engineering; Packaging Manufacturing; Sustainable, Flexible, Smart, Recyclable, and/or Bioinspired Packaging and Materials; Green Technologies, Robotics and Automation for Package Engineering. (Position # 21FA1437)
    Apply here >>
  • Aerospace Engineering and/or Thermal Sciences; Flight Dynamics and Control; Aerospace Systems and Components; Astronautics; Renewable Energy Sources; Climate Change; Thermal Processing of Materials; Thermal Systems; Environmental Transport; Combustion and Propulsion. (Position # 21FA1438) Apply here >>

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; develop a nationally recognized and externally funded scholarly research program; and maintain synergy with one or more department strengths in Advanced Manufacturing, Robotics and Mechatronics, Energy, Thermal Materials Processing, Aeronautics, and Packaging Engineering. The new 3,000 square foot state-of-the-art New Jersey Advanced Manufacturing Institute offers excellent opportunities for research and teaching. The candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a closely related field.

Our department has more than 35 full-time faculty with more than 850 undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Packaging Engineering and more than 160 graduate students. The MAE Department is one of the seven academic units of the School of Engineering, which is located at Rutgers-New Brunswick, a culturally and academically diverse environment with more than 4,000 full-time and part-time faculty, 8,500 graduate students, and 32,000 undergraduate students. We are proud of our growing diverse engineering student population where over a quarter of our students are women and nearly twenty percent are underrepresented minorities and encourage applications from these groups and individuals with a strong commitment to employing inclusive and equitable teaching practices and pedagogy within the classroom and research environments.

Diversity and inclusion are a key foundational element of the University’s academic culture, and the School of Engineering is fully committed to equal opportunity in employment and in education. Diversity may include, but is not limited to, gender, ethnicity, race, culture, national origin, physical ability, veteran status, or other underrepresented personal or professional characteristics. Applicants who can contribute to this diversity through their teaching, research, or service are particularly encouraged to apply.

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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Contact Information

  • MAE Search Committee
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
    Rutgers University
    98 Brett Road, B235
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
  • 8484454762


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