The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with expertise in Semiconductor Manufacturing and Advanced Packaging with core expertise in areas including thermomechanical modeling and characterization of devices and packages, semiconductor device and package fabrication, assembly process development, characterization of electronic materials, and sustainable electronics. Exceptional candidates will be considered at the rank of a full professor. Outstanding candidates in other research areas supporting the development and manufacturing of advanced microelectronics will also be considered. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service at the School, College, and University levels.
The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University is ranked 7th nationally for undergraduate programs and 8th for graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report. The School is one of the largest at Purdue University, and in the nation, with 1493 undergraduates, 747 graduate students, 90 faculty, and 69 staff. The School is home of the Herrick, Zucrow and Maha research laboratories with significant infrastructure and a long tradition of collaboration with industry, national laboratories, and other universities. Mechanical Engineering faculty members also carry out a significant portion of research at the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The Bechtel Innovation Design Center and Maker Spaces provide hands-on experiences together with an entrepreneurship ecosystem through the Purdue Foundry and Discovery Park.
The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. Purdue is the home to multiple internationally recognized centers related to semiconductor research, with the largest number of faculty engaged in semiconductor research in the U.S. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.
Applications must be submitted electronically via this site:
https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=15676&compan…cluding (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least four references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. The School of Mechanical Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.