Assistant/Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington, Texas
Internal Number: 25018
The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. Candidates with appropriate experience and credentials will be considered for the rank of Associate Professor.
Applicants with expertise in the general area of energy conversion and storage are invited to apply. Specific areas of desired expertise include, but are not limited to electrochemical batteries, electric vehicles, thermal management, clean energy, renewable energy, fuel cells, hydrogen energy storage, thermochemical energy storage, energy harvesting and emerging energy conversion/storage mechanisms. Candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to develop a significant externally funded research program. A competitive salary and research startup funds are available for this position.
The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or a related discipline by the start date.
Postdoctoral or industry research experience is desirable.
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