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Assistant Professor, Mechanics of Materials

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 29th, 2019
Next review date: Friday, Jan 3, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

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 Mechanics of Materials. The MAE department seeks candidates in the area of computational mechanics of materials. We seek candidates who are pursuing innovative interdisciplinary research focused on multiscale computational design of materials, which may involve, but is not limited to, topics such as functional materials and materials in extreme environments (e.g. severe temperature, strain rate, stress, chemical, or irradiative conditions). The use of approaches incorporating atomistic, kinetic, and continuum models complemented by data science or machine learning are also of interest.

Successful candidates will be expected to work in an interdisciplinary environment in the department and across the university campus.

A Ph.D. degree is required in the area of Engineering or a related discipline at the time of application.

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.

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 the first review date 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 .

Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site and Divisional Guidelines for more information.

All applications for this position must be submitted online at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02318

Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program.

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.

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site and Divisional Guidelines for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)