Assistant Professor – Fluid Mechanics – (FAC001542)

first_imgThe Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University ofHouston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track AssistantProfessor position beginning in Fall 2021. Particular emphasis isin the broad area of fluid mechanics.Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in anappropriate field by the time their appointment begins. They areexpected to establish a dynamic and internationally recognizedresearch program, and to teach courses at the undergraduate andgraduate levels. Furthermore, they must have demonstrated anability to conduct outstanding independent research and showpromise for excellent teaching, mentoring and entrepreneurship.Information about UH’s Department of Mechanical Engineering isavailable at .To apply, please visit and submit (i) letterof application; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) statement on proposedplans for teaching; (iv) statement on proposed plans for research;(v) list of five references. If you have any questions concerningthe positions, please contact Dr. Andrea Prosperetti at [email protected] and Dr. Dong Liuat [email protected] . Applicantsare encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible, andpreferably before November 30, 2020. However, the positions willremain open until filled.As a part of a major drive for excellence, including recentdesignation of UH as a Tier 1 university, the Cullen College ofEngineering has a strong commitment to advance both the quantityand quality of the engineering research programs. UH is Texas’premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution withover 40,000 students located on a park-like campus proximal todowntown Houston, the fourth-largest city in the nation. Inaddition to being the energy capital of the world, Houston is hometo the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in theworld, and to NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Houston supports a fullspectrum of cultural organizations as well as sports andyear-around outdoor activities.UH is a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCEInstitutional Transformation Award to increase the participation ofwomen in academic science and engineering careers. The Universityof Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in thenation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community ofscholars.The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual careercouples .The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston isresponsive to the needs of dual career couples.Qualifications :Applicants must have earned a PhD in a relevant area of engineeringor physical sciences. Successful applicants must demonstrate astrong record of scholarship, and external funding, as well as acommitment to teaching.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selections of thefinal candidate. All positions at the university are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check.last_img read more