U N I V E R S I T Y O F I L L I N O I S
A T C H I CA G O
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is committed to the generation and propagation of knowledge through leading-edge research. The department invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor Position (non-tenure track) specifically in the area of combustion. Faculty in this department currently has support from a number of sources and seeks a candidate with interest and expertise in characterization of aviation and ground vehicle relevant fuels and blends.
The successful candidate will work closely with experimentalists and modelers in the department and support projects in state-of-the art laboratories including through mentorship of Ph.D. students and post-docs. The position has a nine over 12-month service basis, and successful candidates will have the opportunity and expectation to initiate proposals and develop externally funded projects.
Other Desirable Qualifications (optional):
- A Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field
- A record of strong academic achievement
- Project management and other leadership skills
- Expertise with shock tubes in chemical kinetic application
- Experience with chemical simulation, particularly with optimization
- Postdoctoral experience
- Demonstrated mentorship of graduate students
- Strong communication skills
- Coding skills, e.g. Labview and Python.
For fullest consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names and complete contact information of three references by October 22, 2021
to: jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID= 153928
. Expected starting date is December 1, 2021.
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