Job ID: 192759

Multiple Faculty Positions (Open Rank) in Robotics, Energy, and/or Health

University of California, Riverside

  • Aug. 23, 2022
  • Multiple Faculty Positions (Open Rank) in Robotics, Energy, and/or Health
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • University of California, Riverside
    Riverside, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Jul. 1, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Optics & Optical Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Ecological and Environmental
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) in the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites applications as part of our ongoing efforts to build upon UCR’s strengths and foster innovative new cross-disciplinary initiatives, both within and outside of BCOE (e.g., with UCR’s School of Medicine, or the College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences). We invite applications across the board in the areas of Robotics, Energy, and/or Health. The successful candidates will receive a primary appointment within ME; however, opportunities may exist for additional affiliations with other departments and programs at UCR.

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering is a well-established, rapidly growing college at UCR. Ranked in the top 20 best public global universities for engineering by U.S. News & World Report, BCOE has 138 faculty members, more than 3,400 undergraduate students, 1,000 graduate students, and more than $44 million in total annual research expenditures. The college is home to five departments, 11 undergraduate degree programs, 10 graduate degree programs, and 11 research centers.

Successful candidates will have a proven record of, or exceptional promise for, developing a vibrant externally funded research program and developing a portfolio of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UC Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and record of publications; teach a regular course load at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; and to participate in service activities at department, college, campus, and professional levels. Candidates should also demonstrate clear potential for complementing and/or synergistically leveraging existing research activities within the department, college, and campus. Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Candidates must have met the requirements for the Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

To apply for the position interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference or contact information for three references, a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at Inquiries should be directed to Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2022; however, subsequent applications may be reviewed until the positions are filled. For more information regarding the specific areas of interest and application procedures, please visit

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy ( All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy.

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