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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Mechanics & Materials

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Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Mechanical Engineering
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General Summary of Position:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking to hire full-time tenure-track faculty at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor; applications for Full Professor will also be considered for exceptional candidates.  Applicants must have earned Doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering, or closely related disciplines, and are required to have a record of quality teaching and scholarship. Successful applicants will collaborate with existing faculty members, teach classes to support the undergraduate and graduate programs, develop new courses, advise and recruit graduate students, and are expected to develop a robust, externally funded research program in the following area:

Mechanics & Materials: advanced materials, stochastic design of composite structures, design for and of manufacturing processes, and sustainable design are encouraged to apply. The Mechanics and Materials group’s current expertise includes strengths in composite materials, mechanical behavior of textiles, metamaterials, multifunctional materials, and additive manufacturing and the college of engineering is participating in campus-wide initiatives in Sustainability and Sports Science.

UMass Lowell is a Carnegie Doctoral High Research (RU/H) university ranked in the top tier of US News' National Universities and is strategically located 30 miles northwest of Boston in the northeast Massachusetts high-tech region. The department has over 900 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students.  An optional co-op program is available to undergraduates.  The undergraduate engineering program is based on a design-build-test methodology and is ABET accredited.  The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Applicants must have earned Doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering, or closely related disciplines, and are required to have a record of quality teaching and scholarship

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In cases of demonstrated outstanding research productivity and scholarship, an appointment with tenure may be considered. 

Applications received by December 15, 2018 will be considered in the first review of candidates.  However, later applications may be considered for these positions. This position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.  

Please include a CV, cover letter and research statement with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

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