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Department of Mechanical Engineering
Auburn Science and Engineering Center (ASEC), 101
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-3903
    Tel: 330-972-7672
    Fax: 330-972-6027

Dr. Sergio Felicelli
Professor and Chair

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Available Faculty Positions

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Akron invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the area of Systems Engineering at the Assistant Professor level. An earned doctorate degree in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or closely-related field is required.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with potential ties to aerospace, manufacturing or automotive industries.  The successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain independent, externally funded research programs and contribute to our B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs by teaching courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, advising graduate students, as well as performing other academic duties as may be requested by the department.

The department presently includes 26 full-time faculty and over 1000 students, undergraduate and graduate. It offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering in areas of specialization spanning thermo-fluids, mechanics of solids, vibrations, controls, systems and industrial engineering, and materials science. The University of Akron is a state-assisted metropolitan university in northeast Ohio with approximately 30,000 students. The University of Akron is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 The University of Akron is a vibrant community within metropolitan Akron with more than 80 buildings on 218 acres, including an award-winning student union, state-of-the-art recreation and wellness center and beautiful on-campus football stadium. With a population nearing 200,000, Akron is the fifth largest city in the state of Ohio. Located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, it is surrounded by over 40,000 acres of parkland and nature reserves.  Greater Akron borders the city of Cleveland and provides living and working environments to suit every lifestyle. The area boasts a low cost of living and outstanding cultural access. Easy access to airports and major highways puts you at the hub of a world of experiences and opportunities.

To apply please visit www.uakron.edu/jobs and refer to job posting # 7652. For questions about the position, you may contact Prof. Shengyong Wang at wangs@uakron.edu