Position: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track-Mechanical Engineering

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Position Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tulsa seeks applicants for a tenure-track position, at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin work in August 2020.  Specific responsibilities include teaching graduate courses and core and elective undergraduate courses in mechanical engineering. The Department of Mechanical Engineering confers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD levels.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have an earned doctorate in engineering.  The successful candidate will be expected to build an externally funded research program as an independent researcher, produce scholarly publications, mentor researchers at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. levels, and participate in recruiting both undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate’s research interests will complement the department’s existing strengths, which include: biologically-inspired robotics, cyber-physical systems, multi-functional materials, fracture mechanics, fatigue, erosion-corrosion, computational fluid dynamics, multi-phase fluid flow, and separation technologies.

Application Information

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, and a list of three references to:

John M. Henshaw, P.E., Ph.D.

Department Chair and Harry H. Rogers Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The University of Tulsa

800 S. Tucker Drive

Tulsa, OK 74104


 The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.



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