Assistant Professor - Modern Computational Mechanics (Tenure Track)

  • Louisiana State University
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Oct 01, 2019
Full time   Engineering & Applied Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

Louisiana State University (LSU) invites applications and nominations a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) of the College of Engineering.

Appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor level in Mechanical Engineering, though applicants with exceptional qualifications may be considered at other ranks. Research expectations include the ability to work independently, and to pursue interdisciplinary collaborations, both within and outside LSU, sustain an innovative, nationally recognized and externally funded research program, and growing relationships with industry. Teaching expectations include a commitment to effective instruction and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervision of student research.

Successful applicants will have unique opportunities at LSU through the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing (NCAM), the NSF-funded Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials (CIMM), and the Center for Computation and Technology (CCT).

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Job Requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, with a Ph.D. in Engineering or related scientific field (ABD candidates will be considered so long as degree requirements are met prior to August, 2020); at least four years of experience, including graduate study, and excellent verbal and writing skills. Applicants with background in any area of mechanical engineering are encouraged to apply, and especially so in the following target areas.

Applicants with expertise and background in modern Computational Mechanics as related to manufacturing and materials fundamentals and applications are encouraged to apply. An emphasis on multi-scale modeling and simulation relevant to manufacturing and materials areas, especially in the context of the aerospace, energy or automotive sectors, is highly desirable, as is familiarity with Integrated Computational Materials Engineering methods.




Application Details

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

The review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. The expected start date for these positions is August 2020. Salary will be competitive based on qualifications.

Please attach the following as one file to your online application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research plan statement and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.


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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled