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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, ME Program

University of Cincinnati
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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About the Department

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering currently has 44 faculty members and an enrollment of about 1290 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. The Department offers ABET accredited B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering; M.S., Master of Engineering, and Ph.D. degrees in Mechancial Engineering and in Mateials Science and Engineering. The Department has research focus areas in Structural Dynamics, Advanced Manufacturing, Thermal-Fluids Science, Applied and Computational Mechanics, Nanotechnology and Materials Science, Intelligent Systems, Safety. For more information regarding the Department and Mechanical Engineering Program, please see the following link:


The University of Cincinnati is a major research university ( within an urban and diverse community. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, and medicine. The UC College of Medicine and three affiliated hospitals provide unique opportunities in multidisciplinary research.


The university boasts a student body of over 46,700 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. UC is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. In addition, Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906.


The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and military veterans are encouraged to apply. UC is an ADVANCE institution, with an NSF Institutional Transformation award to increase the participation and advancement of women in STEM academic careers, and provide support throughout all phases of their career development. The University of Cincinnati is committed to increasing the diversity of its community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this regard.

Job Overview

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the Mechanical Engineering Program.  A broad and diverse spectrum of candidates is sought; women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Candidates in a broad range of areas of mechanical engineering will be considered. The areas include, but are not limited to; (i) vibration, control, structural dynamics and acoustics; (ii) theoretical and applied mechanics and simulation; (iii) advanced materials and manufacturing; (iv) bio health; and (v) energy and thermal-fluid systems. Rank, tenure, salary and startup funding are commensurate with credentials.

Essential Functions
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their specialty areas (as noted above).
  • Develop externally funded research programs.
  • Advise graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Conduct research in their specialty areas and publish research results in professional journals.
  • Participate in professional service activities such as editorial review, student career mentoring, advising of student organizations, serving on departmental, college and university committees, and performing outreach activities such as recruiting underrepresented students and holding workshops and seminars for industry.
  • Participate in curriculum and course development.
  Minimum Qualifications

Prior to effective date of appointment a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required. 

  Application Process

Interested candidates should create an Applicant Profile at and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter summarizing their research and teaching interests. Officially apply to REQ #72881. Under the ‘Additional Documents’ section, interested candidates should also upload a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching experience (if applicable) and philosophy, a diversity statement, as well as names and contact information for at least three references. Further documentation, including letters of recommendation and representative publications (if applicable), may be separately requested by the search committee at a later date.


Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.


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