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University of Houston
Texas, United States
4 days ago

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured all-rank faculty position beginning in Fall 2022. Senior candidates with exceptional background and experience may be considered for the Kalsi Endowed Professorship while junior candidates who are emerging leaders will be considered for junior fellowships such as the Bill Cook Endowment and the David Zimmerman Endowment.

Particular emphasis is in the broad area of materials science and engineering. Flexible electronic materials, materials for extreme environments, additive manufacturing, soft matter, metamaterials, and multifunctional materials are particular areas of emphasis, although all contemporary topics in materials science and engineering are of interest. Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriately related field by the time their appointment begins. They are expected to establish a dynamic and internationally recognized research program and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Furthermore, they must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring, and entrepreneurship. The department is home to 31 full-time faculty, ~90 doctoral students, ~150 master students, and ~1,000 undergraduate students. Information about the department is available at www.me.uh.edu.

To apply, please visit http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/careers/ and submit (1) letter of application (cover letter), (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement on proposed plans for teaching, (4) statement on proposed plans for research, and (5) list of five references including name and contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions concerning the positions, please contact Dr. Jae-Hyun Ryou at jryou@Central.uh.edu

The University of Houston, one of the most ethnically diverse major research universities in the United States, is a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. Students come to UH from more than 137 nations and from across the world. The University of Houston is Texas’ premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution with over 40,000 students located on a park-like campus proximal to downtown Houston, the fourth-largest city in the nation. In addition to being the energy capital of the world, Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and to NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and has a broad industrial base in energy, aeronautics, and technology. Thus, the environment is rich in potential for numerous collaborative opportunities. Houston also supports a full spectrum of cultural organizations as well as sports and year-around outdoor activities. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

As a part of a major drive for excellence, including the designation of UH as a Tier 1 university, the Cullen College of Engineering has a strong commitment to advance both the quantity and quality of the engineering research programs. UH is also a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, veterans, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.



Requirements

Applicants must have earned a PhD in a relevant area of engineering or physical sciences. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong record of scholarship, and external funding, as well as a commitment to teaching.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59209504
  • Location:
    Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Materials Science and Engineering
  • Company Name: University of Houston
  • Industry: Materials and chemicals
  • Job Function: Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 6-12 Months
  • Min Education: Ph.D.

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