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Assistant Professor

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Qualified applicants are asked to submit thir applications to: pitt-mems-search@engr.pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 23204-Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Position Number 0006545
Position Details

The Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) Department at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials. Particular emphasis will be placed on advanced manufacturing processes (including, but not limited to, additive manufacturing, forming, bonding/joining, and laser processing) and physical metallurgy as it relates to process-structure-property relations. Successful applicants should have the ability to build an externally funded research program, as well as contribute to the teaching mission of the MEMS programs. Applicants should have a PhD or ScD in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field. While the position is primarily for junior faculty, applicants with outstanding track records at the associate professor level will also be considered. The MEMS Department currently has 28 tenured or tenure-track faculty members who generate over $6 million in annual research expenditures. The National Research Council (NRC) has recently placed Mechanical Engineering at Pitt in the top 20 among public universities. The Department maintains cutting edge experimental and computational facilities in various areas in manufacturing, energy, micro/bio fluidics, biomechanics, computational mechanics and fluid dynamics, system dynamics and control, and materials science nd engineering. The Department also houses several state-of-the-art metal additive manufacturing systems which include the EOS M290, ExOne M-Flex, and Optomec LENS 450 systems. The successful candidate for the position will benefit from the resources, support, and multidisciplinary research environment fostered by the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Energy (http://www.energy.pitt.edu), Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (http://www.mascarocenter.pitt.edu) , Petersen Institute of Nano Science and Engineering (PINSE) (http://www.nano.pitt.edu), and Center for Simulation and Modeling (http://www.sam.pitt.edu) as well as the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (http://www.psc.edu). The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to diversity and inclusive excellence, and must be committed to high quality teaching for a diverse student body at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The application should include in pdf form: a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three references.

Application Process

Qualified applicants are asked to submit thir applications to: pitt-mems-search@engr.pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 02/02/2016
Open Until Filled No
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