Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

University of Mississippi
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2022

Position Description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS is seeking to fill a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Thermo-Fluids and Energy to start in Fall 2023. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with expertise in thermo-fluids and energy. The selected candidate is expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of heat transfer, thermo-fluid dynamics, elements of propulsion, and thermodynamics, and renewable energy, as well as provide graduate student supervision for both M.S. and Ph.D students. Preference will be given to candidates whose record/experience can lead to the successful establishment of externally funded research programs in computational thermo-fluid sciences with an emphasis in, but not limited to, multiphase heat transfer, micro-and nano-scale heat transfer, and renewable energy. The selected candidate is also expected to provide professional services both external and internal to the University.

To apply, interested candidates should only submit applications online at . Candidates should include a current CV, statement of teaching philosophy/experience and research interests, along with the names of three references and their contact information. In the research statement, the candidates should discuss their research plans, possible funding sources, and computational equipment/software requirements.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding this position should be emailed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Taiho Yeom at . The University of Mississippi is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applicants from minorities and women. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Position Details

Appointment (9 Month)

Assignment Type (Tenure Track)

Application Procedures

Combine the documents into two individual documents and utilize the "cover letter" and "resume" upload feature.

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.

Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

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