Job ID: 171370

Asst Professor

University of North Texas

  • Nov. 8, 2021
  • Asst Professor
  • UNT-Mechanical Engineering-130340
  • University of North Texas
    Denton, TX
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics

Department Summary
The department of Mechanical Engineering provides a BS in Mechanical and Energy Engineering which prepares students for a career in the ever-growing fields of energy and sustainability. Undergraduates who choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree in mechanical and energy engineering will combine fundamentals of mechanical engineering with a broad specialization on subjects related to energy production, management, and distribution. For graduate students, our programs will offer opportunities to learn fundamental and applied knowledge compatible with mechanical engineering, renewable energy, energy modelling, manufacturing, and fossil fuels.

The department also offers engineering technology programs that are based on applications of technology to solve engineering problems. You have Construction Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology or Engineering Management to choose from. These programs introduce experiential learning activities in virtually every course, and emphasize hands-on laboratory activities with fewer instances requiring the abstract manipulation of mathematics. ETEC graduates are in high demand and work side-by-side with other engineering graduates in a variety of technical fields. Students can also pursue MS in Engineering Technology degree.

Position Summary
The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of North Texas (UNT) has identified engineering mechanics, advanced manufacturing, sensors, and autonomous systems as strategic areas for growth and prominence. The Department is seeking to hire a tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applications are particularly invited from candidates whose research interests fall in the strategic areas listed above. The position is to start with the spring semester of 2022. Applicants for the position must have a demonstrated record of excellence in, and show exceptional promise for, high-quality research, teaching, and professional development.

Minimum Qualifications
An earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a related field.

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