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Assistant Professor in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Assistant Professor in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

locationPaducah, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/7/2024
Faculty
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering


Requisition Number
FE03974


Working Title
Assistant Professor


Department Name
8H090:OISTL/Engineering Distance Learning


Work Location
Paducah, KY


Type of Position
Faculty


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track


Required Education

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering (or closely related field). Candidates with specialties in all areas of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will be considered.



Required Related Experience

None



Required License/Registration/Certification

None



Job Summary

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. The position is with the University of Kentucky’s mechanical engineering program at the extended campus in Paducah, KY. The College of Engineering administers ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree programs in mechanical engineering and chemical engineering at Paducah, with a total of nine full-time faculty. The position is a 9-month appointment in the Special Title Series (tenure-eligible). Faculty in the Special Title Series has a typical distribution of effort of 70% teaching, 20% research, and 10% service. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and the motivation to sustain a program of independent research and scholarship, the direction of undergraduate and graduate student research, and other independent and collaborative research endeavors. Research collaborations with local industry and faculty on the Lexington campus are encouraged. The anticipated start date is August 2024.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering (or a closely related field). Candidates with specialties in all areas of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will be considered. Candidates with teaching interests in Thermal-fluids, Experimentation, and/or Capstone Design are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a Professional Engineering (PE) license are preferred. Individuals currently employed in industry are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should apply for the position (posting FE03974) online at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/; the priority deadline for acceptance of applications is March 15, 2024

To apply, please submit a cover letter (Cover Letter), current curriculum vitae (Curriculum Vita), a statement detailing teaching interests and experience (Specific Request 1), a statement of research interests (Specific Request 2), and the names of three to five references (Specific Request 3). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


For more information, contact Prof. Maddox, john.maddox@uky.edu. Information on the Paducah Programs can be found at: http://www.engr.uky.edu/paducah

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University. We encourage applications from all interested and qualified individuals.



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No


Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.