Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Solid Mechanics and Materials at Binghamton University (SUNY)
About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the State University of New York at Binghamton invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level beginning in Spring 2024. The department is interested in the intersecting areas of Solid Mechanics and Materials. Applicants are sought with a strong background in computational and/or experimental solid mechanics and a productive record of scholarship in applying this to novel materials and structures with applications in emerging areas.
Binghamton University is an R1 public research university and has a large and growing research portfolio in battery technology, advanced manufacturing, electronics packaging, pharmaceutical sciences, healthcare and therapies, and sustainability. Candidates are encouraged to review initiatives supported by the State and University Sponsored Research Centers.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 24 faculty members, with undergraduate and graduate enrollments of approximately 400 and 125 students, respectively. In the pursuit of academic diversity and inclusive excellence, Watson College strives to cultivate an equity-minded STEM community that addresses and eliminates exclusionary systems and practices and promotes innovation and academic success for all students, faculty and staff. We do this by creating and sustaining learning environments where differences and similarities are valued and respected, and all students, faculty and staff, especially women and underrepresented groups, are included and empowered to excel in engineering education. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional information about the Mechanical Engineering Department at Binghamton University can be found online at: http://www.binghamton.edu/me/
Candidates must have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. The candidate will be expected to develop a research program capable of securing competitive external research funding. Candidates must also have a potential for quality teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in mechanical engineering.
Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research plans, (4) a statement of teaching interests, (5) a diversity statement that describes your experience and/or vision for teaching a diverse population of students, including first generation students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and international students, and how this would contribute to enhancing the diversity and climate of the department, college and university, (6) a maximum of three most significant publications, and (7) a list of at least three professional references, including address, e-mail and telephone number. Applications received by October 13, 2023, will receive full consideration. The search will remain open until appointments have been made. The State University of New York and Binghamton University are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
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