The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Computer Science seeks dynamic scholars to fill a tenure track faculty position in the strategic area of Materials Science as identified in Baylor’s Illuminate vision document. Candidates with areas complimenting the department’s current strengths are encouraged to apply, which include but are not limited to: composites, additive manufacturing, biomaterials, complex and advanced materials, and/or NDE/NDT/NDI. The position will begin in August 2020 at the Assistant Professor level. Responsibilities include active research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, course curriculum development, and professional service.
Baylor offers ABET/EAC-accredited B.S. programs in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Engineering. Hallmarks of Baylor engineering include a commitment to engineering education in a supportive Christian environment, faculty collegiality, and small class sizes. The Department of Mechanical Engineering has state-of-the-art facilities to support scholarship. In addition, faculty and students have access to the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC), a newly developed, 330,000 square foot, modern research facility designed to foster scientific and technological innovation. The successful candidate will help the department increase research activity and maintain teaching excellence.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2019, and must include: 1) a current vita, 2) an individualized statement of teaching interests, 3) an individualized statement of research plans related to Baylor's programs, 4) a statement of active Christian faith, and 5) contact information for at least three professional references. Further information, including official transcripts, will be required of finalists. Applicants must submit application materials at http://apply.interfolio.com/66730. Inquiries about the position can be sent to ME_Search@baylor.edu.
Requirements include an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, outstanding English communication skills, a commitment to teaching excellence, demonstrated research achievement, and a commitment to professional activities. In light of Baylor’s strong Christian mission, the successful applicant must have an active Christian faith.
About Baylor University - Department of Mechanical Engineering
Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world’s largest Baptist university. It is a member of the Big XII Conference and holds a Carnegie classification as a “high-research” institution. Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in Pro Futuris (http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/).