Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering
University of Nebraska Lincoln
September 12, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (http://mme.unl.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of robotics, controls, and automation. The preferred candidate will have the potential to establish an externally funded research program in emerging areas, particularly those areas that intersect existing strengths in surgical robotics, additive manufacturing, and/or micro/nanotechnology. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate academic programs within the department and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.
The Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering consists of approximately 35 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 700 undergraduate students, and 150 graduate students. An outstanding infrastructure exists for conducting research, including central facilities housing state-of-the-art instrumentation within the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, the Nebraska Nanoengineering Research Facility, and the Holland Computing Center. Opportunities for collaborations across the University of Nebraska include the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research, the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior, the Nebraska Athletic Performance Laboratory, the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility, Innovation Campus, and other state- and federally-funded research centers and programs.
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. Applicants should have a record of strong scholarly achievement and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates must have the potential to establish a strong externally funded research program that synergizes with existing research strengths at the university.
Applications must be submitted via http://employment.unl.edu (requisition #F_180121). Complete applications will include a cover letter briefly outlining the candidate’s qualifications, research and educational interests, CV, research and teaching statements not to exceed 4 pages, and a list of three references. Review of application materials will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.
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