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Assistant Professor

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Qualified applicants should submit their applications electronically to pitt-mems­-search@engr.pitt.edu with AM Search as an identifier. The application should include the following materials in pdf form: a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests together with a listing of teaching interests, and name and contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply. The candidate should be committed to high-quality teaching for a diverse student body and to assisting our Department in enhancing diversity. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 23204-Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Position Number 0134683
Position Details

Advanced Manufacturing Faculty Position
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
The University of Pittsburgh

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor or associate professor position in the Advanced Manufacturing area, with a mechanical engineering and/or materials engineering focus. Successful applicants should have the ability to build an externally funded research program, as well as contribute to the teaching mission of the MEMS Department. Applicants should have a PhD or ScD in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering or J relate d field. Applicants with outstanding track records at the associate professor level are encouraged to apply.

We are seeking applicants who have strong interdisciplinary interests and who can collaborate across engineering disciplines. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in joining via techniques such as (but not limited to) laser welding, friction stir welding, ultrasonic welding, and diffusion bonding, by considering complex interactions between processing, phase change, induced stress, etc. Also of great interest is expertise in design-ma]J.ufacture-assembly of complex multi-material products through integration of process capability/modeling/control, collected metrology data, and as-manufactured materials and structural characteristics.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science has 28 tenured or tenure­ track faculty members who generate over $6 million in annual research expenditures. The Department maintains cutting-edge experimental and computational facilities in its five core research competencies: advanced manufacturing and design; materials for ,extreme conditions, biomechanics and medical technologies; modeling and simulation; energy system technologies; and quantitative and in situ materials characterization.

The successful candidate for this position will benefit from the resources, support, and a multidisciplinary research environment fostered by the University of Pittsburgh’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (http://www.mascarocenter.pitt.edu), Center for Energy (http://www.energy.pitt.edu) and Center for Simulation and Modeling (http://www.sam.pitt.edu), as well as the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (http://www.psc.edu).

Application Process

Qualified applicants should submit their applications electronically to pitt-mems­-search@engr.pitt.edu with AM Search as an identifier. The application should include the following materials in pdf form: a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests together with a listing of teaching interests, and name and contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply. The candidate should be committed to high-quality teaching for a diverse student body and to assisting our Department in enhancing diversity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.

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 02/13/2017
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