The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in solid mechanics, materials science, and/or manufacturing with a starting date of January 6, 2022. The Department is particularly interested in creative scholars who can make fundamental contributions in one or more of the following focus areas: additive manufacturing; materials processing; precision machining; nonlinear behavior and instability of materials; composites; architectured and meta-materials; soft materials; biomaterials and biomechanics; industrial artificial intelligence; automation and robotics; and multiscale mechanics. The successful candidate will build on current strengths in the Department in these areas, have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, and opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across campus, e.g., the NSF EPSCoR funded NH Center for Multiscale Modeling and Manufacturing of Biomaterials (NH BioMade); UNH John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center; Integrated Applied Mathematics Program; and/or the Materials Science Program.
Minimum qualifications for the position include a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and evidence of ability to (1) establish and maintain a productive level of scholarly work; (2) excel as a teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; (3) successfully mentor undergraduate and graduate research students; (4) participate in Department, College and University service activities.
Internal Number: PF0467FY20
About University of New Hampshire (UNH)
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.