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The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position from candidates in the areas of biomechanics and mechanobiology. We seek candidates who are pursuing innovative interdisciplinary research in the application of fluid and/or solid mechanics to the solution of biological and biomedical problems. Systems of interest range from the cellular level to the tissue and organ levels, with a focus on mechanobiology including the mechanics of soft matter. We welcome applicants with expertise in experiments, computation, or theory. Successful candidates will be expected to work in an interdisciplinary environment in the department and across the university campus.
The required job duties include developing an excellent research program, teaching university students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service activities. As such, successful faculty candidates will demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity in their research area. In addition, preferred candidates must be committed to increasing diversity and inclusion and have a desire to participate in the School's diversity initiatives.
A Ph.D. degree is required in the area of Engineering or a related discipline at the time of application.
We especially welcome candidates who have contributed to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students or faculty in engineering and who are committed to, and experienced in, building an excellent and diverse academic environment.
Rank of position is at the Assistant Professor level.
Salary: Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications; salary based on UC pay scales and market conditions.
Closing Date: Applications received by November 15, 2019 will be given full consideration. Applications received after this date will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae with complete publication list and names of three references, 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 .
All questions concerning this position can be addressed to email@example.com.
All applications for this position must be submitted online at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02296
Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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