The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University invites applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor, to begin Fall 2014. Persons with exceptional qualifications may be considered for associate and professor ranks. We seek candidates in all areas of Mechanical Engineering. Candidates with expertise in advanced manufacturing, bio-inspired materials and manufacturing, and advanced materials design and processing are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates must possess a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with potential to develop an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research program and to actively contribute to core graduate and undergraduate teaching missions of the Department.
The Department currently has 28 tenure track faculty members actively involved in research, teaching, and service endeavors. One third of the current faculty members have received the NSF CAREER grant. The Department has an enrollment of approximately 750 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. The Department is housed in a modern research and education facility. Clemson University is a public, land-grant institution currently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as 21st among national public universities and is among the top ten in senior capstone design. The university maintains a high-performance computing cluster; ranked 15th among academic research clusters, and has a state-of-the-art electron microscopy laboratory. The campus is located along the thriving I-85 business corridor centered between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC and is adjacent to lakes and mountains that offer many recreational opportunities.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of four references, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (maximum two pages each). The application package should be submitted as a single PDF file attached to an email message and sent to the address below.
The search will continue until the positions are filled; however, to receive guaranteed consideration, applications should be received no later than December 15, 2013. Additional departmental information is available at: http://www.clemson.edu/ces/me/
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