Job ID: 220362


University of Florida

  • Aug. 28, 2023
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida invites applications for multiple full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. The positions have an open start date.

The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the mechanical and aerospace engineering curricula; initiate and sustain externally sponsored research programs; recruit and supervise graduate students; and engage in service activities for the University and the profession. Applicants must possess a PhD in a related field by the start date. Dedication to excellence in research, teaching, and service, and evidence of scholarly achievements are required. The candidate should have a record of or demonstrate the potential for successful proposal writing, Ph.D. student mentoring, scholarship, and classroom teaching.

The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida ( has over 60 faculty members working in all aspects of mechanical and aerospace engineering and is expected to grow over the upcoming years.  The total student population is approximately 2500 with nearly 200 in the PhD program.  The latest US News & World Report has MAE ranked as one of the top 20 programs for aerospace and mechanical engineering, among graduate engineering public universities in the US.  The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida university system and is ranked as the #5 best public US university according to US News & World Report.

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  • Faculty Search Chair, MAE Dept.
    Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    University of Florida
    PO Box 116250
    Gainesville, FL 32611

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