The Department of Engineering Technology at the University of Houston is currently seeking applications for two (2) tenure track positions starting Fall 2017 in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program. The description of these positions is as follows,Position 2 – Associate Professor, Mechatronics and Dynamics: The successful candidate will be expected to teach and conduct research in the areas of mechatronics, robotics and system dynamics, automatic control theory, electromechanical systems, intelligent systems, and MEMS.
A PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related field is a requirement. Applicants are expected to have a strong record of externally funded research, scholarship, teaching, and a commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty and students. Industrial experience is highly desirable. The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student population.
The start date for these positions is Sept. 1, 2017. Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.
The University of Houston (UH) is a Carnegie Tier one public research university located in a park-like campus close to major energy companies and the Texas Medical Center. Houston is a thriving city with an internationally diverse population, first-rate recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and affordable housing. The University of Houston, a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, is among the top 25 colleges and universities granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to Hispanics and among the top 50 for enrolling Hispanic graduates and undergraduates. Additionally, the University ranks among the top 25 institutions for full-time, four-year undergraduate and graduate enrollment. It is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of the commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.
Additional information about the Department is available at http://www.uh.edu/technology/departments/et/
Online applications are required. The application packet should include CV, three (3) references (names and contact information), and Teaching and Research statements. Pre-application enquiries are welcome – please contact Dr. Heidar Malki at "firstname.lastname@example.org".
The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
A PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related field is a requirement. Applicants are expected to have a strong record of externally funded research, scholarship, teaching, and a commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty and students. Industrial experience is highly desirable.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Desired Employee Start Date: 09/01/2017