Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Position number: 
110977
Open date: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Position summary: 

Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning 8/16/2018. Candidates are sought with expertise in thermal sciences, renewable energy, thermal energy systems, thermal management or thermal transport in micro/nano devices.

Requirements: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering by employment start date and demonstrated ability to (1) develop a funded research program, (2) establish industrial collaborations, (3) teach undergraduate/graduate courses, (4) have published promising scholarly work in the field and (5) contribute to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, service or research).

Duties: (1) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses on topics of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermal systems and/or renewable energy; (2) Conduct research in at least one of the expertise areas listed above; (3) Secure external funding for research; and (4) Participate in service to the department and university through committee work, recruitment, and interaction with industry.

Minimum requirements: 

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering by employment start date and demonstrated ability to (1) develop a funded research program, (2) establish industrial collaborations, (3) teach undergraduate/graduate courses, (4) have published promising scholarly work in the field and (5) contribute to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, service or research).

Salary: 
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience
To apply: 

Please visit www.wsujobs.com and on the upper left corner you will find “Search Postings”. Once you click that please select “Vancouver” for work location and search.

Applications must include: (1) cover letter with a clear description of experience relevant to each of the required and preferred qualifications; (2) vita including a list of at least three references, and (3) A statement (two-page total) of how candidate’s research will expand/complement the current research in ENCS and a list of the existing ENCS courses the candidate can teach and any new courses the candidate proposes to develop. Application deadline is December 10, 2017

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