Asst./Assoc./Full Prof. - Mechanics and Materials - Mechanical Engineering

University of Massachusetts Lowell

General Summary of Position: The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a full-time tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor.

Successful applicants will collaborate with existing faculty members, teach classes to support the undergraduate and graduate programs, develop new courses, advise graduate students, and pursue external funding to support research in Mechanics and Materials: finite element modeling, structural analysis, optimization, composite materials, nano-materials, and experimental methods.

In cases of demonstrated outstanding research productivity and scholarship, an appointment with tenure will be considered. To apply, visit: Applications received after January 15, 2013 may not be considered.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found. UMass Lowell is a comprehensive four-year university, strategically located 25 miles northwest of Boston in the northeast Massachusetts high-tech region. It is a Carnegie Doctoral High Research (RU/H) university and ranked in the top tier of US News' National Universities. The department has over 600 undergraduate students and over 100 graduate students. An optional co-op program is available to undergraduates. The undergraduate engineering program is based on a design-build-test methodology and is ABET accredited.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Bachelor and Doctoral degrees in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline
  • A record of quality teaching and scholarship.
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups.

Special Instructions: Screening of applicants will begin on January 15, 2013 and will continue until a suitable applicant is found; however, serious consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2013.