Mechanical Engineering Computational Sciences - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Mechanical Engineering Computational Sciences - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University ( invites faculty candidates for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks.

For the Assistant Professor rank, exceptional candidates are sought in the areas of Computational Sciences, including Machine Learning and Cyber-Physical Systems

Exceptional candidates with commensurate experience and proven track record will be considered for the Associate Professor rank.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish, sustain and grow a world-class research program that complements or aligns efforts, establish a record of scholarship at the highest levels, contribute to the teaching missions at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in service to the institution and the profession. Candidates should have strong communication skills, share our commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity and inclusion, and exhibit potential for long-term leadership supporting the mission of the department, college, and university.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely aligned field.
  • Associate Professor candidates must also meet the university standards for appointment to the rank including significant experience/accomplishments in the candidate’s area of expertise, and the potential for international distinction.
  • Full Professor candidates are required to have national distinction, international recognition, and a substantial scholarly record in their area of expertise in addition to the aforementioned requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A record of scholarship, mentoring, and leadership achievements commensurate with such appointments at a University level.
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in mechanical engineering or closely aligned fields.
  • Significant professional experience in the practice of mechanical engineering or a closely aligned field.
  • Evidence of efforts and contributions toward an environment of excellence through diversity and inclusion.

Application Instructions:
To apply for this position or to learn more, please follow this link: to Job Requisition Number R9077.

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