Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The University of Texas at Arlington
Search Code: ENG092012MAE
To apply, visit www.uta.edu/engineerapply
The College of Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington is building areas of excellence that foster cross-disciplinary, cutting edge research. The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is recruiting one or more outstanding faculty in these areas of excellence, including Life Cycle Management of Advanced Material Systems and Multiscale Structures; Efficient, Green Propulsion Systems; Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Renewable Energy and Thermal Management of Multiscale Engineered Systems; and Hybrid and Electric Automotive Engineering.
The focus in air transportation is on disruptive research and technologies leading to significantly improved fuel efficiency and significantly lower emissions propulsion systems. In automotive transportation, the focus is on automotive composite lightweight structures and their low cost, advanced manufacturing, advanced energy conversion and management systems, and energy storage.
An earned doctorate degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, engineering mechanics or a closely related field is required. Candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to quality teaching and scholarly research. Applicants in senior ranks are expected to have an excellent record of research, scholarship, funding, demonstrated leadership, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring. The department has ongoing projects with industry and inter-disciplinary collaborations with other departments and colleges on campus. Competitive salaries and research startup funds are available for these positions.
UT Arlington has excellent laboratory and computational facilities to support research in these areas, with state-of-the-art fabrication facilities at the Nanotechnology Research & Education Center (uta.edu/nano) and the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI, uta.edu/utari). Opportunities exist for collaborative research with other UT Arlington research centers, programs, and local industry partners.
UT Arlington is a doctoral, research-extensive university with a current enrollment of over 33,000 students and is part of the University of Texas System. The University is located in Arlington, Texas, in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, the fourth largest urban area in the nation. With more than 4,500 students and 23,000 alumni, the College of Engineering (uta.edu/engineering) is the fourth largest in Texas, and has ties to numerous high technology companies in North Texas. The College offers nine baccalaureate, 13 masterís, and nine doctoral degree programs.
The MAE Department (uta.edu/mae) offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in both aerospace and mechanical engineering and currently has 37 faculty members with 307 graduate students and 1,078 undergraduate students. We value excellence in research and teaching, and many of our faculty receive NSF, NASA, and other funding.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012, and continue until January 15, 2013.
The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The use of tobacco products is prohibited on UT Arlington properties. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.