Position number: 0085353
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM), College of Engineering (COE), Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time, general funds, tenure track, faculty position, pending position clearance and availability of funds, to begin approximately August 1, 2016.
The University of Hawaiʻi is a Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive university with a strong emphasis on research and graduate education. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering, and its undergraduate program is ABET accredited.
The department has active research programs in renewable energy systems & sustainability, combustion, boiling and two-phase flow, multidisciplinary design and analysis optimization, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, space and ocean science & exploration, robotics, control systems, dynamical systems, nanotechnology, corrosion, and high-performance computing.
This faculty could potentially work with UHM School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, SOEST (e.g., HNEI: Hawaii Natural Energy Institute and ORE: Ocean and Resources Engineering) and also contribute to the UH-iLab, Makers, VIP, and Entrepreneurship programs of the College. This faculty can also contribute to the COE Research Clusters such as Renewable Energy and Island Sustainability, etc.
Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of thermofluids such as renewable or alternative energy, energy conversion and storage, heat and/or mass transfer as related to thermal or fluid systems. Develop externally funded research programs that result in publications in leading scholarly journals; present research work in leading scholarly conferences; supervise graduate students; teach via various distance delivery modes as required; and serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
An earned Ph.D. (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered) in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. The candidate should have a background in an emerging research area related to thermofluids with expertise in energy. Candidates must also show a strong commitment to teaching excellence and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Only electronic applications are accepted. Applicants should follow the instructions at http://www4.eng.hawaii.edu/apply for submission instructions (The applicants should submit a cover letter specifying the position and the research area; a statement on their research interests, activities, and plans; a statement on their teaching philosophy, interests, and plan; a curriculum vitae detailing research and teaching accomplishments; copies of up to 4 relevant publications; and the names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of 4 references). For more information on the Department, please visit our website at www.me.hawaii.edu.
Professor Mehrdad N. Ghasemi-Nejhad, Chair, (808) 956-7560, firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
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