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Tenured/Tenure-track Faculty Opening in Mechanical Engineering Dept. at Temple University

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Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty: Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University has two positions available for mid-career or senior faculty members at the rank of tenured or tenure-track associate or full professor with the expected start date of Fall 2019. Applicants with expertise relevant to one of the following two areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

a) Robotics: The applicant is expected to complement and extend our existing strength areas in this field, which include design and control of collaborative human-robot systems, multi-robot systems, soft robotics, and bio-inspired sensors.

b) Thermal-fluids: The applicant is expected is develop a research laboratory in an emerging area of thermal-fluids engineering, including, but not limited to, micro/nano heat transfer, micro-fluidic devices, cardiac fluid dynamics, and multiscale modeling and simulation.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field; will have developed significant research programs, including a strong record of securing and conducting externally funded research; and will have provided effective instruction at both undergraduate and graduate levels in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. Salaries are competitive and significant resources have been allocated for start-up packages.

Temple University is a Carnegie-classified doctoral university at the highest tier of research activity. The mechanical engineering department has 22 full-time faculty members, approximately 600 undergraduate students, and 35 graduate students. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET as well as several graduate degrees.

Applicants should send a single pdf file that includes a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, a brief description of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of four references, to The subject line should state the position title and expertise. All applications submitted by January 31, 2019, will receive full consideration. However, the positions will remain open until filled.

EEO/AA Policy

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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