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Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing of Materials-Open Rank, Tenured/Tenure
Florida International University

Date Posted Nov. 27, 2023
Title Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing of Materials-Open Rank, Tenured/Tenure
University Florida International University
Miami, FL, United States
Department Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

lorida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing of Materials-Open Rank, Tenured/Tenure track

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a full‐time tenured or tenure‐track, open‐rank faculty position beginning Fall 2024 in the advanced manufacturing of materials. We invite applicants with research interests in the broad area of advanced materials and manufacturing. Successful candidates will be able to interface with ongoing research programs, and will align with departmental, college, and university strategic priorities. Possible applications of research interests include (but are not limited to) all aspects of additive manufacturing and/or bio‐manufacturing for structural, energy, and health. Of particular interest are candidates with a background in large scale, industry interfacing additive manufacturing of metals and/or ceramics. Selected candidates will have the potential for developing a collaborative and innovative research program. They should also demonstrate the ability to complement the existing undergraduate and graduate teaching and research expertise in the MME department with a proven emphasis on mentorship, multi‐disciplinarity, collegiality, and scholarship.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Materials Science Engineering/Mechanical Engineering or a related field of engineering and demonstrate a record of scholarly work commensurate with rank and commitment to teaching a diverse set of undergraduate and graduate students inMechanical and Materials Engineering. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentorship, and service, with an emphasis on a proven track record and/or potential of externally funded research programs of international reputation. The candidate is expected to collaborate with other faculty members in MME and other departments in the CEC and FIU. Currently, the MME department participates in large multi‐university and multi‐PI projects such as NSF ERC, NSFPREM, DOE‐MSIPP, NASA‐MIRO and ARL‐Cold Spray and Rapid Deposition Lab (ColRAD). Additional information about MME Labs and research can be found at our website:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 530937 at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching experience and interests, and contact information for three references as a single pdf file. References will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 30, 2023. The review will continue until the position is filled.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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