Assistant/Associate Tenure-Track Professor of Ocean Engineering

Durham, New Hampshire
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Department: UNH CEPS Mechanical Engineering [UDME00]

Summary of Position
The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate rank in the area of ocean engineering with a starting date of August 24, 2020. The Department is particularly interested in creative scholars who can make fundamental contributions to one or more of the following focus areas: marine robotics, ocean simulations, marine structures, coastal processes, ocean sensing, marine geotechnics, ocean renewable energy, and ocean acoustics.

The successful candidate will build on current strengths in the Department in these areas, have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and ocean test sites, and opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across campus. Possible affiliations include the UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, and/or the UNH Integrated Applied Mathematics Program.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications for the position include a Doctorate in Ocean Engineering, 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.

Preferred Qualifications
The application package should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, documents stating specific teaching interests and research plans (two page maximum each) and the names and contact information of at 3 three references to be contacted to provide confidential letters of recommendation. In addition, an optional statement that demonstrates an ability to work with faculty, staff, and students as well as community groups of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability and ethnic backgrounds is encouraged. The target date for applications is November 1, 2019, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Consideration of applications will begin immediately. Questions should be addressed to: Christopher White, Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 03824,

For more information and to apply:
Job Number: PF0313FY20

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.


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