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The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks candidates for two tenure-track faculty openings at the assistant professor level. Apply directly through the University’s HR webpage or find the job posting by search for requisition R0122732. Candidates with expertise in any area of mechanical engineering will receive full consideration, and those with expertise in robotics, fluid/thermal science, or advanced manufacturing are particularly encouraged to apply.
Mechanical Engineering is a dynamic department within a rapidly growing R1 research university. The university recently completed a $14-million renovation of the Mechanical Engineering building in 2017, and the new $100-million William N. Pennington Engineering Building, which includes an ISO-5 (CLASS 100) cleanroom, in 2020. Departmental resources include access to the University’s High Performance Computing facility, and a 5700 sq. ft. Aerospace Engineering Experimental Station secured in support of the Department’s new aerospace engineering program. Reno is one of ten participants nationwide in the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program.
The Reno area has an ethnically diverse population of over 500,000, with growing engineering, aerospace, high-tech, and arts communities, and an international airport 10 minutes from the University. Situated on the banks of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, the city is 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and its magnificent recreational opportunities, 3 hours from Yosemite National Park, and 4 hours from San Francisco and the Pacific coast.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, a statement of promotion of diversity in research and education, and contact information for at least three references. Questions regarding this search may be directed to Matteo Aureli, Chair of the Search Committee.
EEO/AA: Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.