The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, in the area of Combustion/IC engines. The appointment would be effective as early as August 2021.
We seek applicants with research and teaching interests relevant to internal combustion engines including, but not limited to chemical kinetics, kinetic mechanism development, after-treatment systems, and engine modeling and simulations. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that includes fundamental and/or applied research. The candidate should be able to teach and develop courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. An earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required with a recent history or strong potential of external funding and successful teaching abilities in related courses.
PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, completed by August 15 2021.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcipts (unofficial) and statements of research and teaching interests to http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/19811. Candidates should also provide a diversity and inclusion statement that describes their interests and/or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Contact information for three references should be provided and letter writers will be contacted by the online hiring system. An application is considered complete when all required information is received.
Review of applications will begin in December, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Dan DelVescovo, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 19811
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.