Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM) Faculty Position - Energy and Sustainability 2022-2023

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Sep 30, 2022
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM) Faculty Position - Energy and Sustainability 2022-2023

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Sep 23, 2022

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics within the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at the University of Pennsylvania seeks outstanding applicants for tenure-track assistant professors. Applicants for tenured associate and full professor positions will also be considered.

The Department seeks applicants who wish to build careers in mechanical engineering, and who demonstrate exceptional promise for future research achievements, a dedication to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and a strong commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion. Applicants' future research should be rooted in mechanical engineering and couple with at least one of the Department's core disciplinary strengths in mechanics of materials and structures, fluid mechanics and thermal sciences, and robotics and mechanical systems, and seek to establish research programs at the intersection of mechanical engineering and energy and sustainability, including, but not limited to research in energy sources, energy storage, climate-resilient infrastructure, energy efficiency, sustainable materials, recycling, and low-carbon structures. The Department strongly encourages candidates who are underrepresented in mechanical engineering to apply.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in engineering or a related discipline.

Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted online through Interfolio, and should include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement (limit of 2 pages), research statement (limit of 4 pages, with an abstract of up to 300 words), diversity statement, names and contact information of 3 references, and up to 3 representative publications. The deadline for applications is Nov. 14, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately, so we encourage early submission.

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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