Job Title: Assistant Professor in Mechanics of Materials

Location of Position: La Jolla, California

Employing Institution: University of California, San Diego

Description of Position:  The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), at the University of California, San Diego, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Mechanics of Materials.

We seek candidates in the broad area of theoretical, computational, and/or experimental mechanics of materials. We seek candidates who are pursuing innovative interdisciplinary research focused on, but not limited to multiscale analysis and design of materials, advanced processing approaches and characterization, machine learning and data-driven computing of materials such as functional materials, metamaterials and materials in extreme environments (e.g. severe temperature, strain rate, stress, chemical, or irradiative conditions).

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.

Salary: Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications; salary based on UC pay scales and market conditions.

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Minimum Qualifications: Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must possess a PhD (or have advanced to candidacy), at the time of application, in the area of Engineering or a related discipline.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
PhD degree

 

Preferred QualificationsPreferred candidates will have demonstrated accomplishments in establishing and/or leading initiatives in hands-on engineering education and contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, such as increasing the access and success of underrepresented students or faculty in engineering. Candidates should have a desire to participate in the School's diversity initiatives (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity/). 

Application Procedure: 

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research Interests and Leadership
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html site for more information.
  • Publications (up to three works) - Candidates should provide up to three publications that reflect their accomplishments and areas of research in the best possible way.
  • 4-5 required references (contact information only)

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Contact InformationHelp contact: mail to: [email protected]

Website: https://mae.ucsd.edu/

Open date: October 6, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Nov 7, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jan 31, 2022 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

Closing Date: We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Applications received by the initial review date will be given full consideration. However, the search will remain open until the positions are filled.

Closing Date: 1/31/2023