Tenured Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering welcomes applications from faculty candidates with international leadership excellence in transdisciplinary research with disciplinary focus in mechanical engineering topics. This faculty hiring initiative is associated with UCI’s vision to promote both convergent science and inclusive excellence. The successful applicant is expected to conduct large-scale, collaborative and transdisciplinary research and to have experience in developing international partnerships. The successful applicant also will help continue to establish UCI as a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence by building a diverse research community. The appointment is expected to be at the full professor level, but exceptional associate professor candidates will be considered. 

Applicants must have a doctorate from an accredited university in a relevant science or engineering discipline. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students and provide outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, successful candidates will have a track record of contributing their leadership and creative thinking toward innovative mechanical and aerospace engineering research and education.  

Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, up to three key publications, statements of research and teaching interests, a diversity statement and the names of five references electronically at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04582

Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although maximum consideration will be given to applications received by May 24, 2018.

One of the youngest University of California (UC) campuses, UCI was ranked first in the United States, according to the Times Higher Education survey, and fifth in the world among universities less than 50 years old. Now 52 years old, UCI is ranked a top 10 public university by U.S. News & World Report. Compensation is competitive with the nation's finest universities, and includes priority access to on-campus for‐sale faculty housing. UCI is located four miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. The area offers a very pleasant year‐round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest‐ranked public school systems in the nation.

UC Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, and other under‐represented groups. UC Irvine is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work‐life balance through an array of family‐friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF Advance Award for gender equity.