Assistant Professor - Fluid Mechanics - (FAC001542)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2021. Particular emphasis is in the broad area of fluid mechanics.

Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriate field by the time their appointment begins. They are expected to establish a dynamic and internationally recognized research program, and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Furthermore, they must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring and entrepreneurship. Information about UH's Department of Mechanical Engineering is available at .

To apply, please visit and submit (i) letter of application; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) statement on proposed plans for teaching; (iv) statement on proposed plans for research; (v) list of five references. If you have any questions concerning the positions, please contact Dr. Andrea Prosperetti at and Dr. Dong Liu at . Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible, and preferably before November 30, 2020. However, the positions will remain open until filled.

As a part of a major drive for excellence, including recent designation of UH as a Tier 1 university, the Cullen College of Engineering has a strong commitment to advance both the quantity and quality of the engineering research programs. UH is Texas’ premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution with over 40,000 students located on a park-like campus proximal to downtown Houston, the fourth-largest city in the nation. In addition to being the energy capital of the world, Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and to NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Houston supports a full spectrum of cultural organizations as well as sports and year-around outdoor activities.

UH is a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples .

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Qualifications :

Applicants must have earned a PhD in a relevant area of engineering or physical sciences. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong record of scholarship, and external funding, as well as a commitment to teaching.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selections of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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