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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
(https://www.uc.edu/) 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.
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.
- 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
- Participate in curriculum and course development.
Prior to effective date of appointment a PhD in Mechanical
Engineering or related field is required.
Interested candidates should create an Applicant Profile at
http://jobs.uc.edu 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
Review of applications will continue until the positions are