The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University
invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the
Assistant/Associate Professor level. Purdue University seeks to
attract exceptional candidates with expertise in Semiconductor
Manufacturing and Advanced Packaging with core expertise in areas
including thermomechanical modeling and characterization of devices
and packages, semiconductor device and package fabrication,
assembly process development, characterization of electronic
materials, and sustainable electronics. Exceptional candidates will
be considered at the rank of a full professor. Outstanding
candidates in other research areas supporting the development and
manufacturing of advanced microelectronics will also be considered.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical
Engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent
potential to build an independent research program, as well as
potential to educate and mentor students. The successful
candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students,
teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service
at the School, College, and University levels.
The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University is
ranked 7th nationally for undergraduate programs and 8th for
graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report. The School is one
of the largest at Purdue University, and in the nation, with 1493
undergraduates, 747 graduate students, 90 faculty, and 69 staff.
The School is home of the Herrick, Zucrow and Maha research
laboratories with significant infrastructure and a long tradition
of collaboration with industry, national laboratories, and other
universities. Mechanical Engineering faculty members also carry out
a significant portion of research at the Birck Nanotechnology
Center. The Bechtel Innovation Design Center and Maker Spaces
provide hands-on experiences together with an entrepreneurship
ecosystem through the Purdue Foundry and Discovery Park.
The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of
Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and
top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college
for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs,
4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility
patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for
top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a
culture of collegiality and excellence. Purdue is the home to
multiple internationally recognized centers related to
semiconductor research, with the largest number of faculty engaged
in semiconductor research in the U.S. The College goal of
Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in
new directions, by investing in people, exciting
Applications must be submitted electronically via this site:
including (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan,
(3) research plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement
indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities,
and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and
inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least four
references. The search committee may contact references to request
letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact
the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and will
continue until the position is filled. A background check is
required for employment in this position.
Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/.
The School of Mechanical Engineering is committed to advancing
diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery,
instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering
have a Concierge
Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals,
including minorities, women, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.