The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of controls and dynamic systems beginning Fall 2019. The position is at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptional candidates with outstanding credentials and appropriate academic experience may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor.
Successful candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized externally funded research program in the field of controls and dynamic systems. Emerging targeted areas of application in energy and the environment, health and biomedicine, manufacturing, cyber-physical systems, social and behavioral systems, and networked systems will be given special consideration. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to conduct independent research and show promise for excellence in teaching, mentoring and entrepreneurship
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is committed to advancing both the quality and the size of the engineering research programs. UH is a designated Carnegie Tier One Research university and one of Texas’ premier public research and teaching institutions with over 40,000 students. The UH campus is a park-like campus proximal to downtown Houston, the fourth-largest city in the nation. Houston, in addition to being the energy capital of the world, is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and to NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Houston supports a full spectrum of cultural organizations, as well as sports, and year-around outdoor activities.
UH is a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.
The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.