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Assistant Professor or untenured Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Apply now Work type: University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University ( invites applications for several tenure-track faculty appointments at the junior level (Assistant or untenured Associate Professor). We seek exceptional applicants who will conduct innovative research, contribute to undergraduate teaching, and develop specialized graduate courses. Outstanding candidates in all areas of mechanical engineering are encouraged to apply. The Department has identified the broad areas of energy and environment, human health, and robotics and autonomy as high priority, and seeks research and scholarship which will advance solutions to the challenges in
these fields.
An earned Ph.D., evidence of the ability to pursue a program of research, and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching are required. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to mentor a team of graduate students in Ph.D. research.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a list of five references, and one-page statements of research vision and teaching interests. Please submit your application online at:
The Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early. The review of applications will begin on September 1, 2022. Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2022. Interviews may begin in the Fall term.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.
If you have questions regarding this opening or require assistance with the online application system, please contact the Faculty Search Administrator at

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