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Multiple Open-Rank Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering at Temple University

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, seeks applications and nominations— for: (i) tenure-track lines at the junior level, and (ii) tenured lines at the senior level.

Foremost in the Department’s selection criteria will be the applicant’s distinc-tion in research and scholarship. Successful candidates will be engaged at the forefront of new transformative research areas that have signi…cant potential for substantial scienti…c impact. The Department seeks applicants from a diversity of expertise areas, ranging from current Departmental foci (e.g. materials; mechanics; thermo-‡uids/energy) to scholarship which would diversify our Department’s present research (e.g. advanced manufacturing; robotics, controls, etc.).

Successful candidates will be excellent communicators who are capable of articulating the transformative intellectual breakthroughs implicit in their respective research visions. Other requisite quali…cations include (i) an earned Ph.D. (or equiv-alent) in either mechanical engineering or a related f…ield, and (ii) the capability to teach in several subject areas of the standard undergraduate mechanical-engineering curriculum.

Temple University is a comprehensive urban institution located in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania; it serves a diverse population of over thirty-thousand full-time students and it operates seventeen distinct colleges, including four professional schools. The College of Engineering in particular has experienced sustained growth in the last decade, and appropriate start-up resources shall be provided for recruited scholars. Newly-recruited senior faculty will be encouraged to actively participate in subse-quent Departmental hiring initiatives, with a view towards developing their research areas.

Nominations for, and inquiries concerning, these positions should be emailed to Applications also should be emailed to the aforementioned address, indicating the objective faculty rank clearly on the subject line (assistant, associate, or full) and including, in a single attachment: (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a brief narrative on teaching, (4) a discussion which enlarges on the applicant’s current and future research, and (5) complete contact information for at least four referents. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until all positions are …lled; underrepresented minorities in academic engineering, including women, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Temple University is committed to equal opportunity, and pledges not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status. Temple University’s equal-opportunity/a¢ rmative-action program complies with all applicable federal regulations.

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