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Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the Assistant Professor Level
San Diego State University

Date Posted Sep. 1, 2018
Title Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the Assistant Professor Level
University San Diego State University
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Nov. 1, 2018
Position Start Date August 2019
  • San Diego, CA
    United States
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of biomedical sensors and nanotechnology starting Fall 2019. Mechanical Engineering is one of the four departments in the College of Engineering at San Diego State University. It offers an ABET-accredited B.S. degree program in Mechanical Engineering, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Mechanical and Bioengineering. This faculty member will work collaboratively on research projects with engineering, science, and rehabilitation faculty in the Smart Health (sHealth) Institute, a newly established Area of Excellence at San Diego State University. The ideal candidate will have strengths working with and building relationships with and collaborations among engineering, science and biomedical research faculty. This faculty member would spearhead and support translational research with biomedical sensor technologies. The research program would ideally focus on medical, biological and environmental nanosensors or micro/nanofabrication technology. The department shares with the College of Engineering and the University a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The candidate is expected to supervise teams of undergraduate as well as graduate students in our M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level classes in the department.

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Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline. Applications must be received by November 1, 2018 to receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled. Candidates must apply via Interfolio at Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair at

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Contact Information

  • Julia Smitherman
    Mechanical Engineering
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182
  • 6195946067


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