Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS)
at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) invites applications for a
tenure track assistant 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 a related
field. Applicants with outstanding track records at the associate professor level
may also apply, but the focus will be at the assistant professor level.
seeking applicants who have strong interdisciplinary interests and who can
collaborate across engineering disciplines. We are particularly interested in
candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: (1) Design-manufacture-assembly
of complex multi-material products; (2) machine learning and artificial
intelligence for advanced design and manufacturing; and (3) joining techniques
such as (but not limited to) laser welding, friction stir welding, ultrasonic
welding, and diffusion bonding.
The Department of Mechanical
Engineering and Materials Science has 30 tenured or tenure-track faculty
members who generate over $7 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).
Qualified applicants should
submit their applications electronically to email@example.com
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 January 1, 2018, 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 equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.