Faculty Position in Engineering Design
The University of Texas at Austin, Mechanical Engineering - Cockrell School of Engineering
United States

Faculty Position in Engineering Design at The University of Texas at Austin


Mechanical Engineering - Cockrell School of Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin


Location: UT Austin

Open: Aug 1, 2019 · Close: When filled




The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in engineering design. Applicants are sought at any rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor.  Applicants should demonstrate strong foundations in engineering design with research interests in one or more of the following areas: design theory and methodology, data-driven design and design informatics, simulation-based design, sustainable design, design of complex systems, multi-scale design, multi-scale geometric modeling, and generative design.  Other closely related research areas will also be considered.




Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences prior to their start date, and a record of outstanding accomplishments with a clearly upward career trajectory. For senior hires, evidence of technical leadership and accomplishments commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor is essential. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and serve the university and profession.


Application Instructions


Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) current vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching interests, 4) statement summarizing past contributions to and future plans for promoting diversity, 5) a list of five references. For those applying at the Assistant Professor level, please also provide a copy of your graduate academic transcript.


Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee – Engineering Design. Evaluation of applications will begin October 1, 2019 although the search will be held open until suitable candidates are identified. Further information about the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin may be found at www.me.utexas.edu. The successful candidates will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.A. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicants selected.


The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.


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