The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Advanced Manufacturing, emphasizing smart systems embedded with actuation, sensing, and computing, at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of mechanical/aerospace engineering related to their discipline, as well as to develop an externally funded research program. In addition, they are expected to contribute to the existing research and service activities in the MAE Department and to establish collaborations with government agencies, industry, other departments at Old Dominion University, and with other universities. Information about the MAE Department and Old Dominion University can be found by visiting our web site at www.
The complete application package should include (1) a brief cover letter; (2) a detailed resume; (3) a statement of research interests, objectives, and plans; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (5) a list of at least three professional references, including names and complete contact information and (6) unofficial graduate transcripts. All application material should be submitted at https://www.odu.edu/ Review of applicants will begin January 27, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a related engineering field. At the Associate Professor level, substantial post-doctoral experience, either in academia, research, or industry is expected. Candidates should have a focus on the use of advanced manufacturing strategies for the development of novel smart systems with features of adaptability and autonomy.
Additional Salary Information: Old Dominion University offers competitive salaries, excellent university benefits, and start up packages.
Old Dominion University is a dynamic metropolitan, residential, and research-extensive public institution with a student enrollment of 25,000, including approximately 6,000 graduate students, and over 800 full time faculty of whom 40% are female. In the past ten years, 12 faculty members have earned the prestigious Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. External faculty awards also include National... Academy appointments, Fulbright Awards, and Fellow status in a wide variety of professional societies. The University’s primary campus is located in Norfolk, VA, one of the seven cities that make up the historic Hampton Roads region of Virginia, a major recreation area with a population of 1.7 million. Programs are also offered at three Higher Education Centers in the region and through online delivery. Among other strategic directions, the University is leading a regional Climate Change/Sea Level Rise Initiative and has newly opened the Strome Entrepreneurial Center. The University offers joint programs with the nearby Eastern Virginia Medical School and is home to several nationally recognized research institutes and centers, including: the Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics; the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; the Center for Educational Partnerships; the Center for Innovative Transportation Solutions; and the Center for Accelerator Science collaboration with the Jefferson National Laboratory’s Accelerator Facility.