The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for 3 tenure-track assistant and associate professor positions with a tentative start date in Fall 2018. The areas of the following position titles (e.g., “Autonomous Systems”) are intended to be interpreted broadly:
The key objective is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative and collaborative research, and service, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment and with promoting diversity and participation of groups that are currently underrepresented in engineering fields. A major emphasis will be on potential collaboration for research with faculty members within and outside the department.
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, building and leading a team of Ph.D. student researchers, developing externally funded research programs that yield top-tier publications, and serving on committees within UTA and the research community.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have earned (by the start date) a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related area. Candidates for Assistant Professor must have demonstrated exceptional research promise. Candidates for the tenured level must be leading their research area. All candidates must show a strong commitment to teaching excellence.
Preferred Qualifications: We value candidates who can contribute to the college’s and the department’s diversity initiatives. We further welcome experience with teaching or mentoring diverse groups of students, including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and women.