Job ID: 146967

Tenure-track, open rank faculty position in Advanced Manufacturing

Florida International University

  • Sep. 29, 2020
  • Tenure-track, open rank faculty position in Advanced Manufacturing
  • Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME)
  • Florida International University
    Miami, FL
  • October 31, 2020 for full consideration
  • Available immediately
  • Core Faculty
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Material/Metallurgy
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university. FIU is focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 35 programs in the top 100 in the nation among public universities, including 15 in the top 50. FIU is a top U.S. research university with more than $200 million in annual expenditures and is designated as an "Emerging Preeminent State Research University" by the Florida Board of Governors. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIUFIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a full time tenure-track, open rank faculty position beginning Fall 2021 in the area of advanced manufacturing.   The successful candidate will show leadership, innovation, and excellence in research and teaching in the area of advanced manufacturing technologies including additive manufacturing (AM), characterization and life prediction of additively manufactured (AM) material for new applications including aerospace, defense, biomedical, and infrastructure. Areas of interest include but are not limited to, additive manufacturing processes and characterization, scalable micro/nano-manufacturing, bio-manufacturing, and formative or hybrid printing.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related field of engineering, demonstrated a record of scholarly work commensurate with rank and commitment to teaching a diverse set of undergraduate and graduate students in the area Mechanical Engineering and Materials Engineering. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentorship, and service, with an emphasis on an externally funded research program of international reputation. The candidate is expected to collaborate with other faculty members in MME and other departments in the CEC and FIU. Currently, MME department participates in large multi-university projects such as NSF ERC, DOE-MSIPP, and NASA-MIRO. Candidates should complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths in research and teaching.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to job opening ID 522085 at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching experience and interests, and contact information for three references as a single pdf file. References will be contacted as determined by the search committee.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by October 31, 2020.  The review will continue until the position is filled.

  • FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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