Assistant Tenure-Track Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Durham, New Hampshire 03824
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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 and/or materials science with a starting date of August 24, 2020. 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 bio-mechanics; 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), including research funding support and unique additive manufacturing facilities; 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.


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 of at least three references 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. Please apply directly online at: Questions should be addressed to: Christopher White, Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 03824,


UNH is a R1 Carnegie classification research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. 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. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. 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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