Job Title: Fall 2023: Tenure-Track Faculty: Computational Mechanics of Solids, Structures, and Materials

Location of Position: Austin, Texas

Employing Institution: The University of Texas at Austin

Description of Position: THE DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING MECHANICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN has a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2023 in the area of Computational Mechanics of Solids, Structures, and Materials. We are interested in all areas of the mechanics of solids, structures and materials, with particular emphasis on the application of novel and advanced computational methods and techniques. Candidates with expertise in computational methods for the mechanics of solids with a strong connection to aerospace materials and structures are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will have the option of an affiliation with the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Science. The position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level. Exceptional candidates at the associate and full professor level may be considered. The Department and Cockrell School are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment, and we are particularly interested in applicants who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

The University of Texas at Austin is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. For more information about the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, please visit These positions have been designated as security-sensitive, and a criminal background check will be conducted on the applicants selected.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. jeid-3f5b58527dce22499d93f2fa27cbde54

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in engineering or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to supervise graduate students, teach mechanics and computational engineering and science courses to our diverse undergraduate and graduate student populations, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with others from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and the engineering profession.

Application Procedure: Applications received by November 15, 2022 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching interests, 4) statement describing past contributions and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service, 5) a list of three references.

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Closing Date11/20/2022