Tenure-track Positions in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM) for Precision Engineering for Health and Medicine 2023-2024
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Sep 18, 2023
Deadline: Nov 27, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics within the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at the University of Pennsylvania seeks outstanding applicants for tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants at all levels will be considered.
The Department seeks applicants who will establish research programs at the intersection of mechanical engineering and precision engineering for health and medicine, including, but not limited to diagnostics and microfluidics, wearable and implantable devices, bioprinting and biomaterials, drug delivery and nanotechnology, and medical robotics. Candidates hired through this search will also be members of the newly established Center for Precision Engineering for Health (CPE4H) at Penn.
Candidates should have exceptional promise for future research achievements, a dedication to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and a strong commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion. We are especially interested in candidates with a diversity of experiences and perspectives. An applicant's future research should be rooted in mechanical engineering and coupled with at least one of the Department's core disciplinary strengths in mechanics of materials and structures, fluid mechanics and thermal sciences, and robotics and mechanical systems.
Penn Engineering strongly supports dual-career couples, and we welcome and encourage inquiries about dual career assistance (for academic and non-academic opportunities) at an early stage of the recruitment process.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in engineering or a realted discipline.
Applications must be submitted online through Interfolio, and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (limit of 2 pages), research statement (limit of 4 pages, with an abstract of up to 300 words), diversity statement, names and contact information of 3 references, and up to 3 representative publications. For full consideration, please apply by November 27, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately, so we encourage early submission.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/131948
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).