The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE, http://maeweb.ucsd.edu/) at the University of California, San Diego, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) from candidate's committed to, and experienced in, building an excellent and diverse academic environment. We seek candidates working on novel experimental or theoretical approaches in the area of mechanics of materials under extreme conditions, such as deformation and failure at extremely high rates and microstructural evolution in materials at extremes of pressure and temperature. Successful candidates should demonstrate potential to build on the department's existing strengths in analytical, computational, and experimental solid mechanics at the multi-scale level and direct a strong research program. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and the highest standards of scholarship, and professional activity in their research. In addition, candidates will have demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to participate in the School's diversity initiatives (http://idea.ucsd.edu/).
A Ph.D. degree is required in the area of Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. We especially welcome candidates who have contributed to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students or faculty in engineering.
Salary: Level of appointment commensurate with qualifications; salary based on UC pay scales and market conditions.
Closing Date: Applications received by Friday, January 6, 2017 will be given full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.
To Apply: The application (cover letter, current curriculum vitae with complete publication list, a statement of research and teaching interests, a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp, and the names/addresses of four to five references) should be submitted electronically to the MAE department via UC Recruit. You can apply for this position online at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01227
For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see
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San Diego, CA
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