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Mechanical Engineering - Department Head Deadline: Jan. 31,2020 >>

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications or nominations for the position of Department Head of Mechanical Engineering starting Fall 2020.

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished leader with a broad and inclusive vision to meet the department’s bold goals in the areas of education, discovery and outreach. He or she will have a distinguished record of scholarship and administrative leadership. They must have academic credentials that merit appointment as a tenured full professor, including a comprehensive academic record in teaching, research and service. The successful candidate should have a proven record to lead a complex organization and to leverage growth opportunities, especially a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Department Head is expected to foster an environment in which faculty, staff and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. Equally importantly, the candidate must effectively represent the department across the University, as well as foster strong relationships with industry representatives, government and community leaders, donors and alumni.

Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter, current CV, research statement, statement of administrative philosophy and accomplishments, statement of diversity and inclusion, and contact information for five references.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13558.

Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering – Open Rank Tenure System Deadline: Dec. 31,2019 >>

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for multiple open rank tenure-system positions in Bioengineering and/or Biomedical Engineering. Candidates from related disciplines, such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Materials Science, Physics, or Mathematics, whose research is relevant to Bio/Biomedical Engineering, may be considered. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent and demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. Of particular interest are candidates whose research interests include (1) Biomechanics/Tissue Engineering, (2) Cellular and Molecular Engineering/Drug Delivery/Bioimaging, and (3) Biomaterials/Smart Polymers/Bioelectronics. Strong candidates with interests and expertise in related fields will also be considered. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment to build a world-class department and university. All positions commence Fall 2020.

The Department of Bioengineering at UT Dallas currently offers the BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering. The close proximity to the UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and our joint graduate program offers outstanding opportunities for collaborative research.

UT Dallas is situated in Richardson, TX, one of the most attractive suburbs in the Dallas metropolitan area. The university sits in close proximity to several hundred high-technology companies that provide opportunities for joint university-industry collaborations.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13339.

Materials Science and Engineering – Assistant Professor Deadline: Dec. 31,2019 >>

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of Materials Science and Engineering. The Materials Science and Engineering Department at UT Dallas has 14 faculty members, approximately 80 graduate students and offers MS and PhD degrees in Materials Science and Engineering. Areas of research expertise include advanced micro- and nanoelectronics, catalysis, sensing, biomedical devices, flexible electronics, and energy storage and conversion. Particular emphasis will be placed upon candidates who have research expertise in advanced electronic materials.

The successful candidate will be expected to build an active research program around the synthesis of novel materials using advanced materials growth and deposition techniques including molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and the potential to develop an externally-funded research program.

UT Dallas is situated in Richardson, TX, which is one of the most attractive suburbs in the Dallas Metroplex. The campus sits close to the Tech Corridor which is the home to several hundred high-tech companies, and provides for opportunities for joint industry-university collaborations.

Applicants should upload a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; statements of research interests and teaching philosophy/experience; teaching evaluations (if available); and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13377.

Systems Engineering – Assistant Professor Deadline: Jan. 31,2019 >>

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Systems Engineering. Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and the potential to develop an externally funded research program. Candidates from disciplines related to Systems Engineering, such as Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics, whose research is relevant to areas of robotics and autonomous systems, mechatronics, and quantum engineering systems will be considered.

We are seeking candidates whose research interests span one or more of the fundamental areas of systems engineering, including but not limited to: systems architecture, modeling, simulation and systems integration, control systems and optimization, systems management, risk management, and system design. Of particular interest are candidates in both theory and application of robotics and autonomous systems, mechatronics, and quantum engineering systems.

The UT Dallas Department of Systems Engineering currently offers the M.S. degree in Systems Engineering and Management, a joint degree with the highly ranked UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. Through jointly offered courses and collaborative research projects, faculty in the Systems Engineering Department supervise students in the PhD programs of the Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Bioengineering, and participate in those doctoral programs through membership on doctoral committees. The close proximity to a large number of high-tech companies in the Dallas area offers outstanding opportunities for collaboration in research and graduate education.

In addition to Systems Engineering, the Erik Johnson School is home to the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Materials Science and Engineering, with interdisciplinary programs in Computer, Telecommunications, and Software Engineering.

The University of Texas at Dallas is situated in Richardson, one of the most attractive suburbs of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, with several hundred high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus, including Texas Instruments, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Lennox, Rockwell-Collins, Nortel Networks, Alcatel, Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, Fujitsu, Cisco Systems, EDS, Zyvex Labs, and Intervoice. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are excellent. The Erik Jonsson School has experienced rapid growth for the last ten years. As a result of increased funding and continued growth of the university, the school is expanding its existing programs, establishing new programs, and recruiting outstanding faculty. In addition to people and programs, a 110-million dollar state-of-the-art building for education and research in engineering was inaugurated in 2019.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest; a current curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication list; statements of research and teaching interests; recent teaching evaluations; a writing sample; and the full contact information for at least four academic or professional references.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until January 31, 2020. All recommendation letters are due by February 15, 2020. For more information, consult the department website https://www.utdallas.edu/syse/ or contact Ms. Kathryn Owens, [email protected] (+l (972) 883-4479).

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13345.

Computer Science/Software Engineering – Open Rank Tenure System Deadline: April 30, 2020 >>

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications from outstanding applicants for multiple tenure-system positions in computer science. Candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered, though the department is particularly interested in virtual/augmented reality, human computer interaction, data science, cyber security, AI, quantum computing, and IoT. Candidates must have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent. The positions are open for applicants at all ranks. Candidates for senior positions must have a distinguished record of research, publication, teaching, and service, and demonstrated leadership ability in developing and expanding (funded) research programs. An endowed chair may be available for highly qualified senior candidates. Junior candidates must show outstanding promise.

The department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees both in Computer Science and Software Engineering. It also offers degrees in Data Science, Computer Engineering, and Telecommunications Engineering that are jointly administered with other departments. Currently, the department has a total of 50 tenure-system faculty members and 44 full-time senior lecturers. The department is housed in a spacious 150,000 square feet facility and has excellent computing equipment and support. In areas such as natural language processing/AI, software engineering and embedded systems, the department ranks within the top seven on csrankings.org. The department also houses a number of centers and institutes, particularly in the areas of cyber security, human language technology, and net-centric software, and applied AI and machine learning.

The university is located in the most attractive part of the Dallas metropolitan area. There are over 1,000 high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus, including Texas Instruments, Walmart Labs, AT&T, Fujitsu, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, and Cisco. The DFW metroplex has one of the highest concentrations of high-tech jobs in the nation. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are excellent. The department averages approximately $9 million in extramural research funding annually, ranking 37th in the ASEE (2016) survey of research expenditures. The University and the State of Texas are also making considerable investment in commercialization of technology; a start-up business incubation center has been operational at UT Dallas since 2011.

Applicants should upload a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; statements of research interest and teaching philosophy/experience; teaching evaluations (if available); and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

For more information, contact Dr. Gopal Gupta, Department Head, via email ([email protected]) or send e-mail to [email protected] or view the web page at http://cs.utdallas.edu.

The search committee will begin evaluating applications on January 15, 2020. Applications received on or before January 15 will get highest preference.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13405.

Mechanical Engineering – Assistant/Associate Professor Deadline: April 30, 2020 >>

Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and strong potential to develop an externally funded research program. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have strong records of professional achievements.

All technical areas of mechanical engineering are of interest, including dynamic systems and control, manufacturing and design innovation, mechanics and advanced materials & structures, and thermal and fluid science and engineering. Application domains of interest include biomedical devices and healthcare, cyber-physical systems, multi-scale design and digital manufacturing, renewable energy (generation, storage), and robotics. Collaboration opportunities exist through UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Department’s Wind Energy Center.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers ABET-accredited BS, MS, and PhD degree programs. The department was founded in 2008 and currently has over 1,300 students enrolled, including more than 90 doctoral students. The junior faculty are highly decorated and include three NSF CAREER and seven DoD Young Investigator Program awardees.

The department is primarily housed in a new building with 200,000 square feet for teaching and research. The department is home to an NSF IUCRC for wind energy (WindSTAR) and has modern research facilities and equipment including a unique boundary layer and subsonic wind tunnel.

Candidates should indicate their interest in one of the following areas:
Dynamic Systems and Control
Manufacturing and Design Innovation
Mechanics and Advanced Materials and Structures
Thermal and Fluid Science and Engineering

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application. Applications from underrepresented groups in mechanical engineering are encouraged.

Applicants should upload a letter of interest; a current curriculum vitae; statements of research interest and teaching philosophy/experience; teaching evaluations (if available); unofficial transcript(s); and the contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13407.

Electrical and Computer Engineering – Assistant Professor Deadline: June 30, 2020 >>

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for three faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UT Dallas has over 50 faculty members, approximately 600 EE and 550 CE undergraduate students, 425 EE and 90 CE graduate students, and offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, as well as MS and PhD degrees in Telecommunications Engineering. Areas of research expertise include microelectronics, photonics, communications and networks, signal processing, machine learning, embedded systems, analog electronics, power and energy systems, and control. Particular emphasis will be placed upon candidates having research expertise in either computer engineering, or power and energy systems, or both. Examples include: Security, Electronic Design Automation, Machine Learning (and Embedded ML), Hardware Accelerators, Hybrid Computing, Human-Computer Interactions (Auditory), Data Center Architectures; Data Center Power Systems and Renewable Energy.

Located in the center of one of the most dynamic economic and demographic regions of the nation, The University of Texas at Dallas is a young, dynamic research institution on the cutting edge of science, technology, medicine, business, and the arts. In recent years, the University’s teaching mission has expanded, its external research funding has nearly doubled, its program offerings have grown, and it has gained national and international recognition. The enrollment at UT Dallas has now grown to more than 29,000 students of which 8,450 are in ECS.

Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and the potential to develop an externally funded research program.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.

To apply for this position, applicants should submit a letter of application; a current curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests; recent teaching evaluations (if available); and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13339.

Part - Time Positions

Electrical or Computer Engineering – Part-Time Lecturer Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020 >>

Lecturers teach one or more undergraduate and/or graduate sections in a given term. Appointment as a Lecturer does not constitute service in the tenure system, nor does it carry or imply any credit toward establishing tenure at UT Dallas.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13398.

Mechanical Engineering – Part-Time Lecturer Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020 >>

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks to develop a pool of candidates at the rank of Lecturer I for non-tenure-system, part-time positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Positions are part-time, contingent upon student enrollment and the availability of funding. Assignments are made on a semester-by-semester basis. Appointments carry no guarantee or expectation of renewal or tenure.

Apply at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13251.


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