Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Mechanical Engineering
The Mechanical Engineering Department at The University of Memphis (UofM) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, depending on qualifications of applicants, starting August 2024. The positions will undertake research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all areas related to metal additive manufacturing.
Assistant Professor - A Ph.D. degree in Mechanical engineering, or a closely related field by the expected start date. Advanced ABDs will be considered, but doctoral degree must be earned by the start date of the position.
Associate Professor - A Ph.D. degree in Mechanical engineering, or a closely related field with at least 42 months of experience in as an independent researcher and or instructor in the Mechanical or closely related discipline.
Professor - A Ph.D. degree in Mechanical engineering, or a closely related field with at least 10 years of experience in research and or instruction in the Mechanical or closely related discipline.
Information about the City, University, College, and Department:
The city of Memphis is an attractive location in Tennessee and is world-renowned for its music, food, and hospitality. Memphis is home to three Fortune 500 companies (FedEx, International Paper, and AutoZone) and has a strong presence in health, biomedical devices, transportation, automotive, aero-propulsion and entertainment industries. The Department and Herff College of Engineering have many partnerships with these and other local industries for both research and education applications.
The University of Memphis is the largest public university and engineering program in western Tennessee with an enrollment of about 22,000 students and is as one of two flagship Carnegie R1 public institutions in the State of Tennessee. The Herff College of Engineering at The University of Memphis is nationally ranked in both its undergraduate and graduate programs. Our mission is to educate students from diverse backgrounds through multi-disciplinary approaches. Our College and Department are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who recognize that diversity and inclusion enrich learning, fuel discovery and creativity, launch innovation, and develop the next generation of engineering leaders.
The Department currently has 14 faculty positions and an enrollment of about 350 students pursuing B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. A state-of-the-art Metal Additive Manufacturing Laboratory (MAML) was established at UofM in 2018 housing two powder bed fusion printers, in addition to characterization and post-process equipment. Information about MAML can be found at https://www.memphis.edu/mamlab/facility/index.php. A new modern research building is currently under construction in the engineering complex which will house the Advanced Manufacturing research laboratory, complementing the existing MAML. Additional information about the college and the department can be found at http://memphis.edu/herff/. The department provides many opportunities for strong synergistic collaboration and innovation.
How to Apply:
Candidates must submit their application through https://workforum.memphis.edu/. Click on the full-time faculty menu to find the faculty posting. Applications must include (1) a brief letter of interest, (2) statement of research accomplishments and plans, (3) teaching statement, (4) a comprehensive curriculum vitae, and (5) three professional references’ full names and contact information (address, phone number, and email address).
Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.