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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in CAD/CAM. The starting date will be July 1, 2007, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Solid Mechanics starting from either Spring or Fall Semester in 2007.
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
Position Responsibilities : The successful candidate will be charged with the development of numerical methods for addressing transient interfacial mechanics within the context of coupled field phenomena. In particular, this project concerns the simulation of high-speed interaction between deformable solid materials and non-Newtonian fluids. The position is of a long-term nature and will involve participation in graduate student oversight as a senior member of the Duke Computational Mechanics Laboratory ( http://dcml.pratt.duke.edu/ ). Accordingly, applicants with a particular interest in high quality scholarship with an eye toward a future academic career are especially encouraged to apply. Funding for the positions is provided by the National Science Foundation and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
Post-Doctoral Position in Theory
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Ohio State University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of biomaterials at the Assistant Professor level. Exceptional candidates may be considered for a higher-level appointment.
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
The Purdue University School of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AAE) seeks outstanding individuals with a Ph.D. and a strong background relevant to aerospace engineering. Currently, AAE faculty members conduct research and teaching in the broad disciplines of Aerodynamics, Design, Dynamics and Control, Propulsion, and Structures and Materials. Candidates with interests in any of these areas, as they relate to one or more of the interdisciplinary signature areas of the Purdue College of Engineering (https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/Cluster) are encouraged to apply. Details about the School, its current faculty, and research may be found at the Purdue AAE website(https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE).
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The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering (CSEE) at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, seeks applicants for tenure-track faculty positions in computational mechanics. Position is open at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level and commences August 2006. At the time of appointment, candidates must have an earned doctorate in Civil Engineering or a related field. Specific duties include the development of a nationally recognized externally funded research program, graduate and undergraduate teaching and advisement, and service activities. Candidates will have the opportunity and be encouraged to develop research partnerships with nationally recognized centers on campus including the Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, and the Center for Computational Research. Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, a comprehensive current vita, and a summary of teaching and research interests. Candidates at the Assistant Professor rank are asked to supply three references at the time of application. All materials should be sent electronically to Professor A. Scott Weber, Chair (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin immediately. The State University of New York, Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter. The University at Buffalo strongly encourages women and ethnic minorities to apply and to so identify themselves.
A two year post-doctoral position is available to undertake a research programme on Multi-scale approaches: Residual Stress. The post is funded by Rolls Royce and incorporates close links with industry.
A three year post-doctoral position is available to undertake a research programme on Intergranular Stress Corrosion Cracking of Bi-Crystals. The post is funded by Serco Assurance and incorporates close links with industry.
The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering is considering applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels. Applications will be entertained in any of the following of the School's research areas: Acoustics and Dynamics (especially experimental), Automation and Mechatronics (especially fluid power and motion control), Bioengineering (especially biomechanics and cardiovascular biomechanics), Computer-Aided Engineering (especially information technology as relates to mechanical engineering), Design, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Energy Systems, Manufacturing, Mechanics of Materials, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, and Tribology. A Ph.D., or equivalent qualification, is required. Those applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have established records in research, including publications and research funding. Industrial experience is desirable, but not required. The positions will require a balance of undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching, and research.
The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University is currently undergoing a period of significant growth in human and physical resources driven by a highly successful Capital Campaign and a transforming endowment to name the Engineering school.
At the Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark, a postdoctoral scholarship is available under the research programme ‘Efficient Conversion of Renewable Energy using Solid Oxide Cells’. The research programme is sponsored by the Danish Research Council and is a joint effort between five Danish Universities and Risø National Laboratory. The goals of the project are to develop theoretical models and to carry out experimental investigations of fracture phenomena in thin multilayers. Solid oxide cells are built in stacks from a number of metal or ceramic layers including corrosion and reaction layers developing during service. Mechanical stability of these layers in service and during thermal cycling is required in order to manufacture cells of high reliability. The project shall lead to an enhanced understanding of the fracture mechanics involved for cracks propagating in layered materials including interface cracking. The project will include experimental studies of the development of corrosive layers and fracture under stack-relevant conditions and suitable theoretical modelling of the phenomena. The models may be based on linear elastic fracture mechanics or cohesive zone modelling dependent on interface morphology including roughness, plastic zone sizes, etc. It may also be relevant to include effects of stress relaxation caused by creep. The position will be available from March 1, 2006 or as soon as possible after this date. The scholarship is for one year, but with the possibility of extension for up to one more year. Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent in Mechanical or Structural Engineering and must provide documentation for a relevant background in continuum mechanics and fracture mechanics. Applications should be sent to Professor, dr.techn. Henrik Myhre Jensen, Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 57, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark by February 17, 2006 (firstname.lastname@example.org). All material to be assessed must be enclosed and the preferred date of employment should be given. More information on Risø’s fuel cell programme can be found at www.sofc.dk
The Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in various areas of mechanical engineering including design and manufacturing, dynamics, systems and controls, materials and solid mechanics and thermal/fluid sciences. Candidates with research interests in automotive engineering, biotechnology, eco/sustainable systems, energy-systems, manufacturing, and micro/nano systems are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual with a strong academic record in the area of computational materials/mechanics with expertise in molecular dynamics and atomistic simulations.
Applications should be addressed to:
Computational Solid Mechanics Faculty Search Committee
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks to hire four tenure-track faculty members. We welcome applicants from all areas of Mechanical Engineering; areas of particular interest include Design, Energy, Robotics, Mechanics of Solid Materials and Ocean Science & Engineering. Please visit this link for additional details.