Apply now Job no: 526152
Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Engineering
Department:19020000 - EG-MECHANICAL / AEROSPACE ENG

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Job Description:

The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida invites applications for multiple full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. The positions have an open start date.

The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the mechanical and aerospace engineering curricula; initiate and sustain externally sponsored research programs; recruit and supervise graduate students; and engage in service activities for the University and the profession. Applicants must possess a PhD in a related field by the start date. Dedication to excellence in research, teaching, and service, and evidence of scholarly achievements are required. The candidate should have a record of or demonstrate the potential for successful proposal writing, PhD student mentoring, scholarship, and classroom teaching.

The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida ( has over 60 faculty members working in all aspects of mechanical and aerospace engineering and is expected to grow over the upcoming years.  The total student population is approximately 2500 with nearly 200 in the PhD program.  The latest US News & World Report has MAE ranked as one of the top 20 programs for aerospace and mechanical engineering, among graduate engineering public universities in the US.  The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida university system and is ranked as the #5 best public US university according to US News & World Report.

Expected Salary:

Salary to commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

A PhD in Engineering or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

The search committee will review applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled. All applications must be submitted through UF Career website at: (Please see Job Requisition #526152). Complete applications must include the following files in PDF format: (1) cover letter which specifies research area; (2) a curriculum vitae (including a 1-page CV highlights); and (3) the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of no less than three and up to five references.  Additional required documents should be uploaded as one PDF to the “other documents” selection in the application. (4) a research program vision statement detailing short- and long-term goals; (5) a teaching statement describing the applicant’s teaching experience and vision for developing a teaching program at the University of Florida; (6) up to three refereed journal or conference articles (co-)authored by the applicant. To be competitive, candidates for this faculty position should submit a cover letter, research statement, and education vision statement that complement the overall mission of the department. Questions about this position may be directed to the Faculty Search Chair,

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Health Assessment Required: No


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