Assistant & Associate Professor Positions
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University is seeking candidates for two tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor level.
Candidates should have an established research expertise in either nanotechnology or biomedical/bioengineering. We expect that one hire will be in the area of design,
and that the other will be in the area of dynamics, controls, and vibrations. Candidates at the assistant professor level must show strong potential for securing
external research funding. Candidates at the associate professor level must have a record of successfully obtaining such funding.
A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or related field is required. Applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse body of students and colleagues. Duties will include teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses, establishing and maintaining an externally−funded research program, and performing service to the department, college, and university.
Presently, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has 29 faculty members and 1,100 undergraduate and 125 graduate students. Texas Tech University, with an enrollment of 32,000 students, comprises 12 academic colleges/schools and is a part of the state-supported Texas Tech University System. The university shares its campus with the TTU Health Sciences Center.
Texas Tech University is located in Lubbock, TX, a community of 230,000 people. The cost of living in Lubbock has historically been low compared to national norms. The city hosts frequent musical, theatrical, and sporting events. Many other recreational and cultural opportunities are easily accessible by car.
Applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.texastech.edu. Candidates with a nanotechnology emphasis should refer to Requisition No. 85579. Candidates with a biomedical or bioengineering emphasis should refer to Requisition No. 85578. The complete application package should consist of:
- A detailed C.V.
- A letter of application that includes teaching & research philosophy.
- Contact information for at least three references.
Applications will be evaluated as they are received; review will continue until the position is filled. Requests for further information should be addressed to Linda Whitebread via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are currently no open staff positions available through the Department of Mechanical Engineering.