Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites qualified applicants for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering or closely related engineering discipline, demonstrated excellence in research, and a strong commitment to teach Mechanical Engineering courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department seeks outstanding candidates with research programs that impact the general areas of energy and/or bio-fluids from a mechanical engineering perspective. Possible research applications include but are not limited to: bio-opto-fluidics; alternative fuels and energy conversion; and renewable and sustainable energy.  Disciplinary depth in thermal and/or fluid transport, including a demonstrated systems understanding, is highly desirable.

To ensure full consideration for the first round of interviews, applications should be received by March 1, 2014. The search will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three to five letters of recommendation, and copies of three principal publications should be uploaded electronically.


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UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities and other under-represented groups. UCI is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity; responsive to the needs of dual career couples; and committed to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies.