Job ID: 134341

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty: Mechanical Engineering

Temple University

  • Dec. 3, 2019
  • Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty: Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Temple University
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University has two tenure-track positions available with the expected start date of Fall 2020. Applicants with expertise relevant to one of the following two areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

1) Robotics: We seek a candidate at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor with tenure whose research will complement and extend our existing strength areas in this field, which include design and control of multi-robot systems, collaborative human-robot systems, autonomous and semi-autonomous systems, and bio-inspired sensors.

2) Fluid Mechanics: We seek a candidate at the rank of Assistant Professor whose background and research interests are aligned with our existing strength areas in this field, which include biofluid mechanics, micro-fluidic devices, diagnostics, and targeted drug delivery.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field; will have potential to develop significant research programs, including a strong record of securing and conducting externally funded research; and will have provided effective instruction at both undergraduate and graduate levels in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. Salaries are competitive and significant resources have been allocated for start-up packages.

Temple University is a Carnegie-classified doctoral university at the highest tier of research activity. The mechanical engineering department has 22 full-time faculty members, approximately 500 undergraduate students, and 35 graduate students. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET as well as several graduate degrees.

Applicants should send a single pdf file that includes a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, a brief description of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of four references, to The subject line should state the position title and expertise. All applications submitted by January 31, 2020, will receive full consideration. However, the positions will remain open until filled.

  • Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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Contact Information

  • Kurosh Darvish
    Mechanical Engineering
    Temple University
    1947 N. 12th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19122
  • 2152044307

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