Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - 9 Month
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas is seeking outstanding candidates to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in August 2018. Areas of interests include traditional and emerging control systems, robotics, and autonomous systems. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated scholarly research and be able to collaborate with faculty members within one or more of the Departmentís existing or emerging areas of research strength. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core mechanical engineering classes in support of our undergraduate and graduate programs, establish an externally funded research program, and contribute to the departmental service needs.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate degree in mechanical engineering or other closely related disciplines. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication in English. We are especially interested in receiving qualified applications from underrepresented minorities and women.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 22 faculty members with current enrollment of approximately 575 undergraduates, many who participate in the University Honors College. The MS and PhD programs serve approximately 50 graduate students. The College of Engineering consists of eight departments that offer BS degrees in nine disciplines, MS degrees in ten disciplines, and a PhD degree in Engineering with several concentrations. The undergraduate enrollment in the college currently stands at over 3,000 and the graduate enrollment stands at almost 900. The college has 103 tenured/tenure-track full-time faculty associated with it and generally has externally funded annual research expenditures of approximately $20M. For additional information, please see the department web page at http://mechanical-engineering.uark.edu/.
Where To Apply: Please refer to the University of Arkansas website at http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22630 for application instructions. Applications received by November 6, 2017 will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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