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Asst. Prof. - Harvard - Mechanical engineering - design

Faculty Opening - Assistant Professor.  Mechanical Engineering - Design, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (HSEAS) seeks applicants for a faculty position as a tenure track assistant professor in the area of mechanical engineering. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest and background in teaching design, as well as outstanding research capabilities. Areas of interest include mechanics and materials (particularly MEMS and NEMS), fluids, mechatronics, robotics, and biomechanics.

Successful candidates will work with HSEAS faculty to develop an innovative design curriculum for our ABET-accredited engineering degree program. The position requires a Ph.D. in engineering or a closely related discipline, the ability to develop a leading research program, and enthusiasm for teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses.

 Harvard University is committed to increasing its investment in engineering, as exemplified by the recent reorganization of the engineering program into the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. New facilities construction and a substantial increase in aculty size are now in progress. HSEAS benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students and a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative research environment without departmental boundaries. Information about HSEAS can be ound at

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching interests emphasizing design education, statement of research plans, copies of three publications, and names and contact information for at least three references. These documents should be submitted as pdf attachments to:

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 31, 2008. Harvard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

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