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Jan and Marcia Achenbach Professor of Engineering, Northwestern University

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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.  

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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.  It is the policy of Northwestern University not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status or other protected group status.

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