Jan and Marcia Achenbach Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Employer
Northwestern University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Engineering Science and Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University invite applications for the newly established Jan and Marcia Achenbach Professorship (full professor), with particular focus on candidates who are world leaders in mechanics.

Candidates are expected to build a world-class research program, and to demonstrate a commitment to teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the McCormick School of Engineering.  Northwestern University encourages cross-departmental collaborations and offers flexible faculty appointments through joint and courtesy appointments.

Outstanding applicants will be considered in the research areas related to theoretical and applied mechanics, and to strengthen the strategic areas of these three departments and the interdisciplinary graduate program in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM).

To ensure timely consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2021.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be submitted to the Search Committee Chair, exclusively via the web interface at https://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/mechanical/careers/

Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement on diversity (addressing potential contributions to enhancing diversity, equity, and/or inclusion), and the names and contact information for three to five references.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. Individuals from all diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. 

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