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Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Requisition Number FE02502
Working Title
Department Name 8H090:OISTL/Engineering Distance Learning
Work Location Paducah, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering (or closely related field). Candidates with specialties in all areas of Mechanical Engineering will be considered.

Required Related Experience

None

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Job Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The position is with the University of Kentucky’s mechanical engineering program at the extended campus in Paducah, KY. The College of Engineering administers ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree programs in mechanical engineering and chemical engineering at Paducah, with a total of nine full-time faculty. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and the motivation to sustain a program of independent research and scholarship through innovative educational activities, laboratory development, the direction of undergraduate and graduate research, and other independent and collaborative research endeavors. Research collaborations with local industry and faculty on the Lexington campus are encouraged. The anticipated start date is August 2021.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering (or closely related field). Candidates with specialties in all areas of Mechanical Engineering will be considered. Candidates with backgrounds in Dynamics and Vibration, Machine Design, Solid Mechanics, and/or Control Theory are especially encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, but the priority deadline for acceptance of applications is February 1, 2021.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement detailing teaching interests and experience and a statement of research interests (upload both under Specific Request 1) a statement of teaching philosophy (Specific Request 2), and the names of three to five references when prompted in the application.

For more information, contact Prof. Charles Lu, ycharles.lu@uky.edu. Information on the Paducah Programs can be found at: http://www.engr.uky.edu/paducah

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Candidates with backgrounds in Dynamics and Vibration, Machine Design, Solid Mechanics, and/or Control Theory are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2020-12-18 Expires: 2021-01-17

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