University of Houston, Mechanical Engineering

Position ID:University of Houston-Mechanical Engineering-AP [#23641]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:houston, Texas 77204, United States
Subject Area: Engineering / Mechanical
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/11/08, finished 2023/11/11, listed until 2023/05/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning in Fall 2023. Particular emphasis is in the broad area of fluid mechanics. The department is home to 31 full-time faculty, ~ 90 doctoral students, ~ 150 master students, and ~ 1,000 undergraduate students. Information about the department is available at

Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriately related field by the time their appointment begins. They are expected to establish a dynamic and internationally recognized research program and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Furthermore, they must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring, and entrepreneurship.

To apply, please visit and submit (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement on proposed plans for teaching; (4) statement on proposed plans for research; (5) list of five references. If you have any questions concerning the positions, please contact Dr. Dong Liu at and Dr. Andrea Prosperetti at Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible, and preferably before November 30, 2022. However, the positions will remain open until filled.

The University of Houston, one of the most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States, is a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. Students come to UH from more than 137 nations and from across the world. The UH is Texas’ premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution with over 40,000 students located on a park-like campus proximal to downtown Houston, the fourth-largest city in the nation. In addition to being one of the leading engineering hubs, Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and to NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and has a broad industrial base in energy, aeronautics, and technology. Thus, the environment is rich in potential for numerous collaborative opportunities. Houston also supports a full spectrum of cultural organizations as well as sports and year-around outdoor activities.

As a part of a major drive for excellence, including the designation of UH as a Tier 1 university, the Cullen College of Engineering has a strong commitment to advance both the quantity and quality of the engineering research programs. UH is also a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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