Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Syracuse University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. Applications in all subject areas of mechanical and aerospace engineering will be considered, particularly those with primary research interests in engineered systems that seamlessly integrate computational algorithms and physical components (cyber-physical systems). The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of the Department's mission, including development of an independent, externally funded research program; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering; supervision of graduate and undergraduate students; and service responsibilities.
The department has close ties with other departments and on-campus multidisciplinary centers, including the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE), the Center for Advanced Systems and Engineering (CASE), Syracuse Biomaterials Institute (SBI) and Green Data Center. Researchers in the departments across Syracuse University and these centers are involved in several federally-funded projects on topics that include unmanned systems, biomimetic systems, building energy and environmental systems, green infrastructure, data fusion and mining, communication systems and networks. In addition, New York state opportunities include the recent investment of $250 million for unmanned systems and cross-connected platforms in the central New York state region as part of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative, and the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) funding opportunities to develop smart building technologies.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate degree in a related field by the start date of the appointment. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin in August 2018. Please attach your cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, a statement of research interests and a statement of teaching interests. For full consideration, applicants must complete an online Application at www.sujobopps.com and attach the application file to job number 073512.
The initial screening of applications will begin on December 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Qualified members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.