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University of Colorado - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Asst Professor

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. Applications from candidates in mechanical engineering and related fields will be considered. Individuals with a proven track record in research areas including controls, systems engineering, mechatronics, autonomous systems, solid mechanics, and/or experimental fluids-thermal research are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the position is expected develop an externally funded research program while publishing in peer-reviewed science and engineering journals. The position is also expected to develop and teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels of Mechanical Engineering and advise student research.

CU Denver is Colorado's number one research funded university, offering comprehensive programs for undergraduate, graduate, and health sciences students on two campuses-in downtown Denver and on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The researchers and award-winning faculty of CU Denver offer 140 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres. The Denver campus, located in the heart of the Denver's commercial, cultural and recreational districts, is one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District and the state capitol.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is located on the Denver campus and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering accredited by ABET, Master of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Mechanical Engineering, and an interdisciplinary PhD program. The College of Engineering and Applied Science also has PhD programs in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Computer Science.

Students, staff, and faculty have access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational, and cultural opportunities on both campuses. The downtown campus attracts a diverse population of students, many of whom are non-traditional and underrepresented. This diversity is enriched by our commitment to a philosophy of inclusion, embedded in all aspects of campus life from its community members, curriculum, research, and community service, allowing for the creation of a learning environment that welcomes, embraces, sustains and celebrates the unique and shared experiences of faculty, staff and students.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and have demonstrated expertise in Mechanical Engineering as evidenced by the candidate's publication and funding record.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. TheUniversity of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information onUniversity benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring asafe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. Toassist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for allprospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principleof diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, personswith disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed todiversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires thatverification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees bythe end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are availableupon request for persons with disabilities.

About University of Colorado

University of Colorado Hospital is the Rocky Mountain region's leading academic hospital, which means it is always among the first - and sometimes is the first - to bring new treatments to the bedside. UCH has long been recognized as one of the United States' best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and independent ratings agencies like HealthGrades, the American Nurse Credentialing Association and University HealthSystems Consortium. Though its practitioners provide care at many satellite clinics throughout Colorado, the hospital itself is based at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Co. It shares some of the most beautiful, advanced health care facilities anywhere with the physicians of the renowned, research-rich University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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