Cornell University, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Position ID:Cornell-MAE-MECHANICALENG [#12054]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mechanical Engineering / engineering design, Robotics, thermal/fluid sciences
Aerospace Engineering / fluid dynamics
Starting Date:2019/07/01
Appl Deadline:2018/12/21** (accepting applications posted 2018/10/05)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Position – Cornell University

The SIBLEY SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, NY invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in strategic areas in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Of particular interest are candidates in the areas of Design, Haptics, Fluid and Thermal Sciences, and Solid Mechanics and Materials, although applications aligned with any of the School’s strategic disciplines/applications will be considered.

We seek outstanding individuals engaged in research in Design, including mechanism design, design using programmable/smart/electronic materials, or design automation; Haptics, including sensing, perception, actuation and control associated with tactile interactions between humans, computers, and machines; Fluid and Thermal Sciences, including, but not limited to, the use of data-driven modeling, reduced-order modeling, uncertainty quantification, and high-performance computing to investigate multi-physics thermofluids problems of engineering relevance; Solid Mechanics and Materials, including computational mechanics, computational design of materials, and experimental mechanics, or related areas; and Other Strategic Areas aligned with the School’s disciplines and applications.

Candidates must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field and are expected to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program as well as to contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate instruction in mechanical and aerospace engineering. Applicants at the level of Assistant Professor are preferred. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Cornell University fosters interdisciplinary research and an atmosphere of cooperation through its Centers and Field system. Faculty have outstanding opportunities to collaborate with other faculty, researcher scientists, and graduate students across many Fields (e.g., Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering) and Centers/Facilities (e.g., Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell Center for Materials Research, and the Center for Advanced Computing).

The Sibley School and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will foster a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups in Engineering to apply. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

Please submit an application on line at Applications should include the cover sheet, a complete resume, a statement of research, teaching and outreach/engagement interests and experiences, the names of three references, and up to three publications. If you have additional questions, you can contact Professors Hadas Kress-Gazit (Design/Haptics), Perrine Pepiot (Fluids/Thermal), or Meredith Silberstein (Materials). All applications received by December 15, 2018 will receive full consideration this academic year. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
MAE Faculty Search
141 Upson Hall, Director's suite
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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