Multiple Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin

  • University of Texas at Austin, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Areas of interest include:

  • An open search inclusive of all contemporary and emerging areas of mechanical engineering
  • Cyber manufacturing, including real-time metrology, data analytics, and process control for advanced manufacturing
  • Design and manufacturing of energy storage systems

Candidates with outstanding records of accomplishment will also be considered at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants are encouraged to review the department’s strategic areas of research (


Preferred and Required Qualifications

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or a related field prior to their start date. Successful candidates will also be expected to teach our diverse undergraduate and graduate population, develop a strong sponsored research program, mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty from a wide range of backgrounds, and contribute to service to the university and the profession.

Application Details

Interested applicants should submit the following to 1) a cover letter, 2) current vitae, 3) statements of research interests and teaching philosophy and experience, 4) a statement describing  past contributions and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service, and 5) a list of three references (if applying at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, five references are requested).


Evaluation of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 1st. Information about the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering may be found at Successful candidates will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form, a background check, and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.A.


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