Stony Brook University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Position ID:SBU-Department of Mechanical Engineering-SOLIDS_DESIGN_MANUFACTURING [#12819]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor for Mechanical Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794-2300, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mechanical Engineering / engineering design, Dynamics, Control, Robotics and Automation, Fluid Mechanics, manufacturing and product development, Mechanics of Materials, mechatronics, Robotics, Solid Mechanics
Appl Deadline:2019/03/01 (posted 2018/12/22, updated 2018/11/20, listed until 2019/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stony Brook University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stony Brook University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. 

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field is required at the time of employment. While the position is anticipated at the Assistant Professor level, exceptional candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor level as well. The successful candidate must have the potential to establish an externally funded research program and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates for the rank of Associate or Full Professor should have distinguished records of research and educational activities including a strong and diverse funding history.

Preferred Qualifications: Impactful researchers, with expertise in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply:

  • Design and Manufacturing, with emphasis on robotics, mechatronics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence applications at the convergence of medicine with engineering.
  • Solid Mechanics, with emphasis on multi-scale and multi-functional modeling, data-driven approaches to materials synthesis and characterization, and/or advanced experimentation. 

Special Notes: Applications should be received by January 28, 2019 for those who wish to join the Department in Fall 2019, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a PDF file to containing the following items:

  1. Cover Letter (Please indicate Design and Manufacturing,  Solid Mechanics or other area in your opening statement)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Names of five references 

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Inquires may be sent to Ms. Dominique Barone, Assistant to the Chair,

The Mechanical Engineering Department is part of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS), which consists of nine academic departments, as well as the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) and the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC).

Stony Brook University is located 60 miles west of New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University also co-manages Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). Located 20 miles from Stony Brook, BNL is a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world-class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the NewYorkBlue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer. A variety of  opportunities exist for collaborative research, and, in appropriate cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

Stony Brook University is an EEO/AA employer.

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:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
113 Light Engineering
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2300

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