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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, ISE 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
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 presently offers an ABET accredited B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, M.S., Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and M.S., Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in Materials 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 & Engineering, Intelligent Systems, Safety.


For more information regarding the MME Department, please see the following link:


The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in 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. These positions will provide an opportunity to form collaborative relationships within the college, across the university, and with regional industry.


The university boasts a student body of over 46,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati 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, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

Job Overview

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the new Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Program. A broad and diverse spectrum of candidates is sought; women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.   Rank, tenure, salary and startup funding will be negotiated commensurate with the candidates’ qualifications.


The ISE Undergraduate program will be launched in the fall semester 2022, and the ISE Graduate program is planned to start in the fall semester 2023. The department has six faculty members who have strong Industrial and Systems Engineering background and many graduate students who conduct research in Industrial and Systems Engineering related areas.

Essential Functions

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their specialty areas.
  • Develop externally funded research programs.
  • Publish research results in professional journals.
  • Advise graduate and undergraduate students.
  • 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 Industrial and Systems Engineering or a closely related field is required.

Application Process

Interested candidates should create an Applicant Profile at and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter summarizing research and teaching interests. Officially apply to REQ #72462. Under the ‘Additional Documents’ section, interested candidates should also upload a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching 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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