Open date: October 23rd, 2019
Last review date: Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. We seek an individual who will strengthen our research and educational programs in the intersection of design, mechanics, control, and materials. Of interest are individuals who develop novel mechanisms and apply non-traditional materials and algorithms to solve challenging problems in robotics, medicine, biomechanics, and rehabilitation. Candidates should be capable of teaching core Systems and Design courses, and show a commitment to innovation in hands-on, project-based, and laboratory-based educational activities at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The position will be at the assistant professor rank. Applicants should have a doctorate from an accredited university in a relevant science or engineering discipline. The successful candidate should maintain a strong publication record, develop a vigorous externally funded research program, recruit and supervise graduate students, provide outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute leadership, collaboration and innovative thinking toward an excellent systems and design program within the department and university and to the engineering profession. Successful candidates will also be expected to contribute toward increasing the number of students (especially underrepresented minority students) pursuing graduate degrees in related programs. Information about the department can be found on the website: http://engineering.uci.edu/dept/mae.
Applications should include a cover letter; a description of research, teaching and service interests, including ability to contribute to departmental and interdisciplinary programs; a curriculum vitae; a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion; and the names and contact information of at least four references. References will not be contacted until a later stage of consideration, after consultation with the candidate.
Applications received by January 15, 2020 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05131.
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The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Statement of Service
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
- 4-5 required (contact information only)