Opportunities

Opportunities

DOD–SMART Scholarship

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As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense offers the Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. SMART is a competitive offering open to undergraduate or graduate students in (most) STEM programs who are citizens of the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, or the UK. Scholarships include full tuition and fees, a monthly stipend, a books & supplies allowance, and a health insurance allowance. Applicants select a DoD facility or agency where they would prefer to work. Recipients are obligated to participate in summer internship programs and accept DoD employment after graduation.

The application period for scholarships beginning in 2023 opens August 01, 2022, and runs through December 1, 2022.

For more information about the SMART Scholarship Program and to apply, go to https://www.smartscholarship.org/smart.


Multiple Tenure-Track Jobs

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University in University Park is pleased to invite applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured positions anticipated in mechanical engineering at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Specific research areas of interest include but are not limited to: high temperature materials with applications in turbomachinery, combustion, and nuclear systems; multi-scale thermal characterization of materials; low-carbon, clean fuel energy systems; energy storage and battery systems; experimental fluid mechanics; robotics; mechanobiology; human-machine interface; and advanced manufacturing of flexible electronics and devices.

For more information, see the flyer at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/PennState22-23JobDescr.pdf. For further information and to apply for this job, go to https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/University-Park-Campus/Assistant–Associate–or-Professor–Department-of-Mechanical-Engineering_REQ_0000033128-1.

 


2 Tenure-Track Openings

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Gannon University’s Erie, Pennsylvania Campus is hiring for multiple faculty positions in the area of solid mechanics, including dynamic systems and control, materials science, or manufacturing to begin August 2023.

For more information and to apply for this job, go to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/9025.

 


Tenure-Track Openings

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) has multiple tenure-track faculty position openings. The information of openings and application is listed below:

  1. Energy technology with emphasis on sustainable energy system integration, renewable energy, energy storage, and energy modeling.

    https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNLV-External/job/ UNLV1-Maryland-Campus /Assistant-Associate-Professor–Mechanical-Engineering-in-Energy-Technology–College-of-Engineering–R0132583-_R0132583 .

  2. Nuclear engineering with emphasis on computational modeling of radiation transport, nuclear criticality, reactors, radiation detection, remote radiation sensing, and nuclear thermal propulsion rockets.

    https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNLV-External/job/ UNLV1-Maryland-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor–Mechanical-Engineering-with-Emphasis-on-Nuclear–College-of-Engineering–R0132680-_R0132680 .

  3. Dynamic, Control, and Unmanned Systems/Robotics

    https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNLV-External/job/UNLV1-Maryland-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor–Mechanical-Engineering-in-Dynamics–Control–and-Robotics–College-of-Engineering–R0132683-_R0132683-1 .

  4. Aerospace engineering with emphasis on computational fluid dynamics, gas dynamics, high-speed aerodynamics, unmanned/autonomous systems.

    https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNLV-External/job/ UNLV1-Maryland-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor–Mechanical-Engineering–College-of-Engineering–R0132674-_R0132674 .

 


Multiple Tenure-Track Positions

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The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates in the following areas of mechanical engineering will be considered. (Candidates are encouraged to view these areas of emphasis in the broadest sense in determining whether they match their research skills and interests.)

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING, including, but not limited to, additive manufacturing, nanomanufacturing, biomanufacturing, and manufacturing of flexible devices with an emphasis on smart manufacturing, including real-time metrology, data analytics, and process control

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, with an emphasis on design and manufacturing

NUCLEAR AND RADIATION ENGINEERING, including: (a) materials in nuclear and space environments; (b) radiation interactions/effects in materials and materials survivability; (c) chemical engineering and processing of nuclear materials; and (d) nuclear reactor thermal hydraulics

ROBOTICS, including the development of: (a) bio-inspired robotic systems, including soft actuation and sensing; (b) autonomous vehicles and transportation systems, including ground, aerial, underwater and/or space vehicles; and (c) novel control techniques, especially in multi-agent systems, human-centered robotics, and/or human-robot teaming

THERMAL-FLUID SCIENCES, including: (a) climate change and clean energy; (b) microelectronics and quantum hardware; (c) biomedical instrumentation; and (d) data sciences
For more information, see the flyer (https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/UT-A-ME-FacSearch.pdf or visit: https://www.me.utexas.edu/people/faculty-jobs.

To apply, please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/113653.

 


Several Faculty Positions

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The J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University has several tenured/tenure-track faculty positions and academic professional (non-tenure) positions open:

  • Tenured/Tenure Track: Open Rank. The department will consider individuals with demonstrated expertise and experience in robotics, automation, and mechatronics. Complementary skills in machine design, ROS software, controls, simulation, dynamics, manipulation, mobility, perception and autonomy architectures are desired. Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/112478.
  • Tenured/Tenure Track: Open Rank. The department will consider individuals with demonstrated expertise and experience in emerging topics in mechanical engineering. These topics include but are not limited to: (1) Energy: storage, alternative, electric/energy grid, system-level analysis; (2) Autonomous and Human Machine systems: shared autonomy/automation, augmented reality/virtual reality; (3) Health Care: wearable sensors, modeling of diseases, statistical and data analysis for healthcare systems, medical robotics; (4) Resiliency: Infrastructure resiliency, vibrations and structural diagnostics, reduce reliance on rare Earth metals (critical materials), supply chain resilience; (5) Hypersonics: experimental and computational hypersonics, directed energy, laser-based diagnostics, aerothermodynamics, and multifunctional materials; and (6) Design: computational methods for materials, manufacturing, adaptive structures and systems design. Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/112886.
  • Academic Professional Track (Non-tenure) Open Rank and Title The department will consider individuals with demonstrated expertise and experience teaching undergraduate students in courses in the mechanical engineering discipline including, but not restricted to SolidWorks, engineering experimentation, measurements, and numerical methods with computer programming and capstone design. Applicants with engineering education pedagogical research expertise will be given priority. Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/111202.
  • Academic Professional Track (Non-tenure) Open Rank and Title The department will consider individuals with demonstrated expertise and experience in teaching and/or providing writing instructional support to undergraduate and graduate students in writing courses in the mechanical engineering discipline including, but not restricted to the writing component of mechanical measurements and design. Applicants with experience teaching technical writing will be given preference. Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/111203.

 


2 ME-Bio Faculty Positions

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Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Michigan – Dearborn is hiring two tenure-track faculty members with expertise in Bioprocessing and Tissue Engineering. The new faculty will support undergraduate and graduate Bioengineering programs within the department. Competitive start-up packages and access to laboratories in the new Engineering Laboratory Building will be available. Further information is in: Bioprocessing and Tissue Engineering.

 


3 ME Positions

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for three tenure-system faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department is expanding scholarship in advanced manufacturing and design. Specifically, they seek collaborators in areas of:

  • Advanced Manufacturing (e.g., automation, robotics, cyber-physical-socio, assembly systems, Operator 4.0, additive manufacturing, ceramics printing)
  • Advanced Design (e.g., design automation, optimization, computational synthesis, design methods, design education, human-centered design).

Applicants from all other areas of mechanical engineering are also encouraged to apply.

For more information, see the flyer at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/2022_Asst_Prof_ME_UT_Dallas.pdf. Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/20919.

 


Tenure Track Position in ME

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in mechanical engineering.

Imaging science, soft matter and biomaterials, energy and the environment, neurotechnology, and artificial intelligence are key areas of interest within the McKelvey School of Engineering. The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science seeks candidates with research interests in these areas and/or complementary to the department’s current research foci (cf. https://mems.wustl.edu/faculty-research/index.html). Further details can be found at https://engineering.wustl.edu/faculty/openings.html#MEMS.

Applicants should apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/114212.

 


5 Faculty Positions

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The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida (Gainesville) invites applications for multiple full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor although, exceptional candidates at higher ranks will be considered. The positions have an anticipated start date of August 2023.

UF is seeking to fill up to 5 positions in the following areas:

  1. Space Mechanics and/or human spaceflight whose areas of interest include but is not limited to the following: space propulsion, space domain/space situational awareness (e.g., in cislunar/ex-GEO regions), or any related spacecraft/space science fields.
  2. Combustion/Multi-Phase flow experimentalist.
  3. Green Energy with a preference for hydrogen production and utilization.
  4. Energy resiliency and security using AI focused methods

For more information and to apply, go to https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/522866/astasofull-prof.


4 Faculty Positions

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Syracuse University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering has openings for 2 tenure track and 2 teaching faculty. The positions are

Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates who can cover fundamental courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the general areas of Aerospace Engineering, such as Fluids, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Performance and Dynamics, Space Technologies, and Emerging Technologies in Aerospace Engineering. The anticipated start date is Fall, 2023. For more information, see the flyer and the job posting at https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/94912.

Assistant Professor, Solid Mechanics. The department is interested in candidates who conduct fundamental research in the broad area of computational and/or experimental mechanics of materials and structures. Examples of research foci include, but are not limited to, mechanics of intelligent materials and structures, mechanics of soft materials, mechanics of interfaces, mechanics of energy materials, and advanced modeling and simulation techniques. The selected candidate will be expected to address teaching needs in the areas of solid mechanics and mechanical engineering at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The anticipated start date is Fall, 2023. For more information, see the flyer and the job posting at https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/94961.

2 teaching professor positions. The faculty members are expected to provide excellent instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A strong commitment to teaching excellence is essential, and preference will be given to candidates who can teach fundamental courses in the general areas of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, including but not limited to Statics, Dynamics, Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanics of Solids, Structures, Design, Thermal-Fluids Sciences, and Controls. The anticipated start date is Fall, 2023. For more information, see the flyer and the job posting at https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/94843.

 


Teaching Faculty Position in ME

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Mechanical Engineering Department needs a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in the area of instrumentation, controls, and automation. It is a one-year non-tenure track position with possibility for annual renewal. Position will start August 23, 2022. Master’s and PhD ABD acceptable! Apply (and more information) on the website, https://careers.uwplatt.edu/en-us/job/497500/lecturermechanical-engineering and email Jodi Prosise, Asst. Dean and Chair of ME Dept. directly at prosisej@uwplatt.edu.

 


2 Asst. Professors in Mechanical Engineering

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Texas Technical University’s (Lubock, TX) Mechanical Engineering Department seeks 2 new faculty members specializing in all aspects of (1) computational science (e.g., data-driven computation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence), (2) energy & materials (e.g., batteries, sustainable energy, thermoelectric systems, superconductors, and high-pressure materials, and (3)engineering in medicine (e.g., biomechanics, medical devices, and therapy/surgery). These positions have an expected starting date of August, 2023.

More information is at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Texas-Tech-Mechanical-Engineering-Faculty-Search-2022.pdf. Apply at https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5637#jobDetails=728152_5637 or https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5637#jobDetails=728556_5637.

 


4 TT Faculty in Mechanical Engineering

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University has opening for 4 tenure track faculty at the assistant or associate professor level. The positions’ starting date is August, 2022. The Department has a particular interest in candidates in these areas:

  • Energy systems, renewable energy. The Department has a particular interest in candidates in the areas of renewable energy, modeling and optimization of energy systems, next-generation controls of energy systems using Industry 4.0 technologies, building energy systems, and heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. This position is a part of college-wide cluster and supports Clemson University’s two strategic areas of research, namely, Energy, Transportation and Advanced Manufacturing and Sustainable Environments. More information is at https://apply.interfolio.com/104732.
  • Materials. The Department has a particular interest in applicants in the area of materials, such as materials for extreme environments, functional materials, smart materials and nuclear materials. This position is a part of the university-wide emphasis on advanced materials and preference will be given to applicants with expertise in engineering new materials for specific applications using experimental tools, characterization techniques and/or data-driven modeling and simulation. Multiple positions. More information is at https://apply.interfolio.com/103280.
  • Design. Of particular interest are candidates in the area of engineering design with applications to systems engineering, data science, AI, and machine learning. This position is a part of college-wide AI cluster and preference will be given to applicants with expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data-driven decision making to support the realization of large-scale complex electro-mechanical systems. More information is at https://apply.interfolio.com/103472.
  • Dynamics & controls, systems, data science. The Department has a particular interest in applicants in the areas of dynamics, controls, system theory, data science, AI, robotics, and machine learning. This position is a part of college-wide AI cluster and preference will be given to applicants with expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data-driven decision making, with transformative use of data-analytics tools to applications involving autonomy, robotics, and large-scale complex systems. Multiple positions. More information is at https://apply.interfolio.com/102152.

3 Jobs in Fluids

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Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG), comprised of 10 companies and located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, has 3 immediate full time job openings in the fluids area. All 3 require US citizenship.

  1. Computational Fluid Dynamicist The position is for a Computational Fluid Dynamicist. The work will be application oriented using existing CFD tools for analysis, verification, and validation.

    • Some CFD program model development will be required.
    • Perform CFD analyses in support of liquid propulsion problems.
    • Carry out numerical simulations with regard to vehicle launch environment, fluid slosh, debris transport, and vehicle loads due to operation under different operating conditions.
    • Analyze complex features of the work and apply principles and practices of CFD analysis, or devise new approaches in problem solutions.
    • Independently plan, schedule and perform computations/analyses, prepare and make presentations and document results in technical reports.
    • Participate in review and status meetings, analyze all results from assigned tasks and determine if outputs are complete, correct, integrated with project objectives, adequately documented, and meet stipulated deadlines.
    • Follow existing processes and procedures and recommend process improvements.

    Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., a Masters with at least 2 years of experience, or a BS with at least 6 years of experience. Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required.

    At least 2 years’ experience in using CFD program/s for engineering applications is preferred. This could be part of the Master’s thesis work. Some experience in object oriented programming is a plus.

    Experience with the Loci framework, and CFD applications Loci-Chem and/or Loci-Stream CFD programs is preferred. Applicants nearing completion of their PhD/MS programs are also encouraged to apply. Opening no longer available.

  2. Experimental Fluid Dynamicist The position is for an Experimental Fluid Dynamicist. The work will be application oriented involved with testing, data analysis, and modeling of propulsion fluid dynamical systems. Some program model development with Matlab will be required. Support cold-flow propulsion component testing with the view of dynamic system identification. This will involve in developing test requirements, planning the test, providing input in dynamical instrumentation, signal processing, and analysis. Analyze complex features of the work and apply principles and practices of fluids analysis, or devise new approaches in problem solutions. Independently plan, schedule, and perform analyses, prepare and make presentations and document results in technical reports. Participate in review and status meetings, analyze all results from assigned tasks and determine if outputs are complete, correct, integrated with project objectives, adequately documented, and meet stipulated deadlines. Follow existing processes and procedures and recommend process improvements.

    Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., a Masters with at least 2 years of experience, or a BS with at least 6 years of experience. Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required.

    At least 2 years’ experience in fluid dynamics and experimental work is preferred. This could be part of the Master’s or PhD thesis work. Applicants nearing completion of their PhD/MS programs are also encouraged to apply. Experience with Digital signal processing, Experimental fluid dynamics, Fluid transient modeling and Lump parameter modeling is preferred. Opening no longer available.

  3. Combustion Instability Analyst The position is for a Combustion Instability/Acoustics Engineer. Specifically, the work involves performing analyses in support of the design and verification of liquid rocket engine and solid rocket motor generated acoustics and combustion instabilities. Analyze complex features of the work and apply and practices of acoustics analysis, perform high frequency data processing and signal analysis of acoustic data, or devise new approaches in problem solutions. Independently plan, schedule and perform computations/ analyses, prepare and make presentations and document results in technical reports, and support test and high frequency data collection activities as needed. Review all results from assigned tasks and determine if outputs are complete, correct, integrated with project objectives, and adequately documented. Follow existing processes and procedures and recommend process improvements where appropriate.

    Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., a Master’s degree with thesis and with at least 2 years of experience, or a BS with at least 6 years of experience in combustion instability/acoustics analysis required. Applicants nearing completion of their PhD/MS programs are also encouraged to apply. The Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required.

    MS/PhD degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Some experience with Matlab programming is preferred.

More information is available at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/JSEG-Feb2022.docx .

Candidates can forward their resumes directly to Dr. Narayanan (Ram) Ramachandran, Narayanan.r.ramachandran@nasa.gov .

 


Asst. Professor, Biomedical Engineering

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The University of the District of Columbia is looking to fill a faculty opening in biomedical engineering at the assistant professor level. Candidates should have earned a doctorate in Biomedical Engineering, or closely related field, and have a strong record of research, teaching and scholarly works that are commensurate with appointment at the rank of assistant professor. See UDC’s announcement at https://udc.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2hbyxhpjfe7 for additional requirements and application information.


Assistant Professor in ME

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Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the University of Maine with a joint appointment of 75% in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and 25% in the prestigious Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC). This position is one of four cluster hires in the area of Green Engineering and Materials. Desired areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: Design and optimization of large-scale additive manufacturing tools, processes and systems; sustainable manufacturing; industrial automation; self-aware machine/collaborative robots; controls co-design and artificial intelligence applied to additive manufacturing automation; digital twin and simulations in manufacturing; industry 4.0; and Industrial Internet of Things.

For additional information and application instructions, see the position announcement at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/UMaine_MEE-GEM_AsstProf.pdf.


Tenure-Track Positions in ME

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte has several open tenure-track positions in metrology and advanced manufacturing. For more information and to apply, see the department’s flyer and the official job posting, https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/38885.

 


7 Faculty Openings

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The Mechanical Engineering Department at Virginia Tech has openings for 7 faculty members.


Lecturer in ME

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Tennessee Tech’s Department of Mechanical Engineering is looking for a person to fill a full time, nine-month, non-tenure track lecturer position to begin August 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate-level courses in Mechanical Engineering. Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Preference will also be given to applicants having experience supporting student learning in curricular or extra-curricular activities with expertise in Energy, Thermal and Fluid Mechanics.

For more information and/or to apply, go to https://jobs.tntech.edu/.


Asst. Prof.—Dynamics, Controls, and Robotics

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The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment (Assistant Professor, Dynamics, Controls, and Robotics) to begin August 17, 2022. The announcement describes the position, the qualities we are searching for in the candidates, and information on how to apply.

For more information about the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, please see our website at: https://www.csulb.edu/college-of-engineering/mechanical-aerospace-engineering. Complete position descriptions for all of our recruitments are available at: https://www.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/coe/. Please note that applications must be submitted by clicking Apply Now on the CSULB website at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/501162/assistant-professor-of-mechanical-and-aerospace-engineering-dynamics-controls-and-robotics.

The review of applications will begin November 15, 2021. The position is open until filled (or recruitment canceled).


4 Faculty Positions at CSUN

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California State University at Northridge’s Department of Mechanical Engineering has 4 tenure-track faculty openings in the areas of applied mechanics/composites, fluid mechanics, and autonomous systems & robotics (2). For more information, see the individual announcements


3 Faculty Positions in ME

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The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at San Antonio is looking to fill 3 tenure track faculty positions. The first opening is for someone with a background in high speed computational fluid dynamics. See the announcement containing more details at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Aero-Ad-2021-Final-Long.pdf.

The second opening is for two Assistant Professors in the field of Manufacturing, Industrial and/or Systems Engineering. The department is interested in candidates with strong expertise in any of the following areas: Operations Research, Data Science, Supply Chain Network Design, and Advanced/Intelligent/Smart Manufacturing. More information may be found in the flyer advertising the positions at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/ISE-Position-Description-Long.pdf.


Faculty Positions in I-AI at Donghua University

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The Industrial Artificial Intelligence Lab (I-AI Lab) in School of Mechcanical Engineering seeks to fill Assistant or Associate Professor positions in Smart Manufacturing with emphasis on Digital Twins and Machine Vision
especially for the textile industry.

For more information, see their announcement at https://ame.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/I-AI_LabDonghuaU.pdf.


Asst. & Assoc. Professors in the MANE Department

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The department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering at RPI has multiple openings at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. The department is seeking Aerospace Engineering faculty with special consideration given to candidates with expertise in emerging areas of space, vertical lift, computational science and engineering, thermal and fluids engineering, data science, and machine learning. More detailed information is available at https://careers.rpi.edu/en-us/job/492642.


Tuskegee Wants 2 Assistant Professors in Aerospace

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The Department of Aerospace Science Engineering at Tuskegee University has two faculty positions open at the Assistant Professor level. They are looking for faculty with expertise in Orbital Mechanics/Flight Controls/Aerodynamics/Propulsion. Since this is an undergraduate department, the successful candidates should be able/willing to teach typical undergraduate aerospace engineering courses including the capstone flight vehicle design course. For further info, contact Prof. M. Javed Khan at mjkhan@tuskegee.edu.


Honda Performance Development–CFD

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Honda Performance Development (Honda Racing), located in Santa Clarita, CA, has an opening for a CFD position in their Aerodynamics Group.

The job duties involve using Ansys CFD tools to calculate aerodynamics and cooling performance of Honda racing cars and working with the Design Dept. on vehicle geometry preparation and supporting development work in the Wind Tunnel. (Cf. Description of CFD work in the other HPD announcement located below.)

This is a contract employment for duration of 12 months, with a follow-up possibility of transfer to a permanent associate position with Honda.

For further information, contact
HPD Contact: Dr. Ante Soda, Tel: (661) 414-4389 E-mail: asoda@hra.com


Faculty Openings: University of Connecticut

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut has two ongoing searches for multiple tenure track/tenured faculty positions in:

  • Advanced Digital Manufacturing, with a focus that includes advanced manufacturing systems and IoT, intelligent automation and controls, physics informed data science in advanced manufacturing, computational fabrication, advanced composites manufacturing, and computational design of products and processes. Position is no longer available.
  • Thermal-Fluid Sciences in areas including but not limited to heat and mass transfer including energy systems and processes, materials processing, reacting systems; computational fluid dynamics including fluid-structure interactions, turbulence and hypersonic flows; micro- and nano-fluidics including biological applications, soft matter mechanics and complex fluids.

Candidates with a strong background in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be considered for all ranks and in all Mechanical Engineering related fields.


Graduate Student Worker in CAM

Looking for students able to work over the summer and during the Fall/ Spring semesters

  • The Role:
    • The role is to assist in running service machines at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing, to design and manufacture parts for both educational and commercial clients.
    • The current list of machines includes: EOS m290 DMLS metal 3D printer, Haas DT-1 CNC machining center, Babyplast 610p Injection Molding machines.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Take a CAD design all the way from prototyping to production
    • Determine ideal working material for designs
    • Tend the machine making minor adjustments when necessary
    • Recognize product flaws & implements corrective action
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or similar
    • Proficiency in using solid modeling CAD design software (Solidworks, Siemens NX)
    • Previous internship and/or project experience is a plus.
    • Organized and detail-oriented
    • Desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Contact: Interested students can apply by emailing Alec Kanyuck, CAM Service Manager, kanyuck@usc.edu

Doolittle Scholarship

Communities Foundation of Texas logo.The General James H. Doolittle Scholarship for aerospace science & engineering students will be one or more scholarships of up to $5000. To apply, students should be college juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing a degree in aerospace science, aeronautical engineering or a related field at any accredited college or university in the United States or its possessions. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and have completed at least 52 hours of college course work by the end of the academic semester in which they apply. Applicants must also be citizens of the United States.

Additional details can be found at this page.


Honda Performance Development Internship

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Honda Performance Development (Honda Racing), located in Santa Clarita, CA, have two paid internship opportunities for final year masters students or recent graduates with simulation experience. They may also consider a skilled undergraduate. Applicants must be a US citizen or green card holder.

Car Number 30.

One position is open in the field of race car aerodynamics and thermodynamics simulations. Typical CFD applications include aerodynamics development of racing cars, heat transfer and CHT simulations for brake cooling, flow through heat exchangers and engine compartment flows.

Acura NSX GT3Evo.

The second position is available in the field of race car aerodynamics testing in wind tunnel and on track. Typical testing application fields include wind tunnel testing in a full-scale facility, on-road testing and related statistical data analysis, on-car instrumentation and related data acquisition.

For further information, contact
HPD Contact: Dr. Ante Soda, Tel: (661) 414-4389 E-mail: asoda@hra.com
ANSYS Contact: Kyle Kaplan, Kyle.Kaplan@ansys.com


Published on January 16th, 2018

Last updated on September 29th, 2022