Job Description Summary
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.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field at the time employment begins.
The individuals selected for these positions will be expected to contribute to the growth of the department by developing a strong externally-funded research program, collaborating on interdisciplinary research projects, publishing research results in appropriate scholarly outlets, directing graduate students, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and being involved in service to the department and profession. Excellent communication skills and a high level of personal motivation are required. The candidates selected for these positions must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.