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Endowed Chair (Job Id: UL105)

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Institution: University of Louisville
Location: Louisville, KY
Category:
  • Faculty - Engineering - Mechanical
Posted: 11/19/2013
Type: Full Time
Job ID: UL105
Location: Spd-Mechanical Engineering

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Position Description
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Louisville is searching for an Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates should be energetic and recognized leaders, with research expertise in Manufacturing related areas, including but not limited to novel materials, nanomanufacturing, materials processing, design, process control, and additive manufacturing. As a prominent position of leadership, this Endowed Chair is expected to be an outstanding scholar, who significantly contributes to the University's national and international research profile.

The candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, and an outstanding record of scientific research, doctoral student mentoring and continuous extramural research funding. The successful candidate will continue their research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and mentor younger colleagues. Moreover, this Endowed Chair will be uniquely positioned to influence the ongoing development of the Belknap Engineering and Applied Sciences Park, adjacent to the Speed School of Engineering.

Applicants should submit an application online via the "Online App. Form" link below and include the following; (1) a letter of application that indicates their qualifications, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a reference list that includes names and contact information for three references, and (4) a short description of their future teaching and research plans, uploaded under the 'other' document field. Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 15, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The expected starting date is August 2014.

Application Information

Contact: Spd-Mechanical Engineering
University of Louisville
Phone: 502-852-6542
Fax: 502-852-5665
Online App. Form: https://highereddecisions.com/uofl/current_vacancies.asp

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