Position Announcement | October 2022

Faculty Position
Professor and Frances Reyes Chair

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Professor and Frances Reyes Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is an internationally known program and ranks in the top twenty of all mechanical engineering graduate and undergraduate programs in the nation according to US News and World Report rankings. Responsibilities of the Frances Reyes Chair include providing leadership to a growing and vibrant research program in the department, stewardship of strong academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels, building experiential learning opportunities for students, working with our advancement group to increase financial support for the department, and cultivating industrial partnerships. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is home to 44 Faculty, seven NAE members, 24 plus Staff, nearly 1500 Students, and over 11,000 alumni. With expenditures of nearly $30M/year, the department is a leading unit in the Clark School of Engineering in terms of Research and Innovation at the University of Maryland. The department offers degree programs in Mechanical Engineering and Reliability Engineering at its primary location in College Park, MD as well as the University System of Maryland in Southern Maryland, and at Frostburg. The department is home to the Center for Environment Energy Engineering, the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering, Center for Risk and Reliability, Center for Sustainability in the Built Environment, and the Center for Engineering Concepts Development.

The Frances Reyes Chair position includes an endowment whose funds may be used for, but are not limited to, educational research, programmatic or discretionary support that benefits the department.

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, preparing our students to create innovations that will address the 21st century Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) and improve the human condition. The Clark School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, to accelerating entrepreneurship, and to transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that benefit millions.

Qualifications:
Education: Doctorate in mechanical engineering, or a closely related field;

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong leadership and management ability with proven inter-personal skills; a proven research record with evidence of international recognition, and a commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive engineering education.

Applicants must be qualified for appointment as a tenured full professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Additional Information:  For best consideration, applications should be submitted by January 1, 2023, but the position will remain open until filled. Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please apply by uploading the following documents through the UMD employment website at http://ejobs.umd.edu, position 127793:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement (examples: research statement, research programs)
  4. Teaching Statement (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
  5. List of References (contact information for 5) References will only be contacted at a certain stage in the process and candidates will be notified before references are requested.
  6. Vision Statement for the Department (Limit 2 pages)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (www.enme.umd.edu) hosts vibrant education and research programs and is currently ranked in the top twenty to twenty five of all mechanical engineering graduate and undergraduate programs within the United States. Department faculty members are encouraged to establish multi-disciplinary collaborations with colleagues and leverage a broad spectrum of shared research facilities. The University of Maryland has strong research ties with many government agencies, institutes, research laboratories, and other organizations located in the greater D.C. area.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Position Announcement | October 2022

Faculty Position
Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for exceptionally qualified candidates to apply for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions, with a target start date of August 2023 or later.

Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in the Thermo-Fluids area.

Exceptional candidates with expertise outside these areas are also welcome to apply.

Qualifications: Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor should have received or expect to receive their PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline prior to employment. Additionally, candidates should be creative and adaptable, and have a high potential for both research and teaching. Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor should have a distinguished record of research and educational activities as well as a strong funding history.

Additional Information: For best consideration, applications should be submitted by December 15, 2022, but the positions will remain open until filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply by uploading the following documents through the UMD employment website at http://ejobs.umd.edu, position 127735:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. References (names of four)

Inquiries may be sent to: mefacultyaffairs@umd.edu.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (www.enme.umd.edu) hosts vibrant education and research programs and is currently ranked in the top twenty of all mechanical engineering graduate and undergraduate programs within the United States. Department faculty members are encouraged to establish multi-disciplinary collaborations with colleagues and leverage a broad spectrum of shared research facilities. The University of Maryland has strong research ties with many government agencies, institutes, research laboratories, and other organizations located in the greater D.C. area.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Position Announcement | October 2022

Faculty Position
Assistant Professor

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for exceptionally qualified candidates to apply for tenure-track faculty positions, with a target start date of August 2023 or later.

Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in the Design and Industrial AI area.

Exceptional candidates with expertise outside these areas are also welcome to apply.

Qualifications: Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor should have received or expect to receive their PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline prior to employment. Additionally, candidates should be creative and adaptable, and have a high potential for both research and teaching.

Additional Information: For best consideration, applications should be submitted by December 15, 2022, but the positions will remain open until filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply by uploading the following documents through the UMD employment website at http://ejobs.umd.edu, position 127734:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. References (names of four)

Inquiries may be sent to: mefacultyaffairs@umd.edu.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (www.enme.umd.edu) hosts vibrant education and research programs and is currently ranked in the top twenty of all mechanical engineering graduate and undergraduate programs within the United States. Department faculty members are encouraged to establish multi-disciplinary collaborations with colleagues and leverage a broad spectrum of shared research facilities. The University of Maryland has strong research ties with many government agencies, institutes, research laboratories, and other organizations located in the greater D.C. area.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Please visit the University Human Resources website for the most up-to-date staff listings, as well as additional opportunities throughout the University.

Engineering Career Services

The Engineering Career Services Office helps students find co-op, internship, and summer engineering positions. Students participating in these programs gain professional work experience, earn a competitive salary, make invaluable networking contacts, integrate classroom theory into practice, and confirm their career choices. In conjunction with the campus Career Center, we also assist students in finding post-graduate positions. Our services for students include: on-line job listings and interviews, employer presentations, walk-in career advising, resume critiques, mock interviews, career development workshops, an electronic newsletter, and career fairs.

Engineering Career Services Office
1137 Glenn L. Martin Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Email: co-op@eng.umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3863
FAX:     301-314-9867
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm


Students looking for research opportunities within the department should contact either the ME undergraduate or graduate office.
           


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