Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant / Associate Professor level. Purdue University seeks to attract outstanding candidates with expertise in semiconductor fabrication and advanced packaging with core expertise in areas such as thermomechanical modeling and characterization of devices and packages, fabrication of semiconductor devices and packages, assembly process development, characterization of electronic materials and sustainable electronics. Exceptional candidates will be considered at the rank of full professor. Outstanding candidates in other research areas supporting the development and manufacture of advanced microelectronics will also be considered. Successful applicants must hold a doctorate. degree in mechanical engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to create an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, counsel graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and perform service at the school, college and university levels.
The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University is ranked 7th nationally for undergraduate programs and 8th for graduate programs by US News and World Report. The school is one of the largest in Purdue University and in the country, with 1,493 undergraduates, 747 graduate students, 90 faculty and 69 staff. The school is home to the Herrick, Zucrow and Maha research laboratories with extensive infrastructure and a long tradition of collaboration with industry, national laboratories and other universities. Mechanical engineering faculty members also perform a significant portion of research at the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The Bechtel Innovation Design Center and Maker Spaces offer hands-on experiences and an entrepreneurial ecosystem through the Purdue Foundry and Discovery Park.
The school is an integral part of the Purdue College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and highest ranked engineering colleges in the country (2nd public college of engineering, 3rd for online graduate programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th for world for utility patents and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for its top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and culture of collegiality and excellence. Purdue is home to several internationally recognized centers related to semiconductor research, with the largest number of professors engaged in semiconductor research in the United States. initiatives and facilities.
Applications must be submitted electronically through this site:
comprising (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) a teaching plan, (3) a research plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities and / or their future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact details of at least four references. The search committee can contact references to request letters. For any information / questions regarding applications, contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at [email protected] Consideration of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. The School of Mechanical Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty efforts, including discovery, teaching, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a concierge program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.
Purdue University is an EOE / AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.