Location: Notre Dame, IN Open Date: Sep 11, 2019 Deadline:
Description:The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. All areas of aerospace and mechanical engineering will be considered, but applicants that complement and bridge existing departmental strengths in robotics/controls, thermal sciences, materials/manufacturing, bioengineering, computational sciences, and fluid mechanics are especially encouraged to apply. The Department seeks to attract, develop, and retain excellent faculty members with strong records and future promise. The Department is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University's academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement and contact information for three professional references. To guarantee full consideration, applications must be received by November 4, 2019; however, review of applications will continue until the positions have been filled.
Qualifications: The search is aimed at the assistant professor level, but candidates at all levels who have strong records and promise will be considered. All applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate discipline. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the potential to achieve an internationally distinguished record of scholarship, a diverse, externally funded research program, excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and active service within both their research community and the university.
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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