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Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02714
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Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth


The Department of Mechanical Engineering (MNE) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level beginning in September 2019. The department is seeking candidates with research focus in the areas of experimental fluid dynamics or robotics, automation and control theory and systems.


The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the beautiful ocean side community of North Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world class education to more than 9,300 undergraduate and graduate students each year in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology. 


UMass Dartmouth has transformed the lives of 40,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. It is the only Massachusetts Tier 1 national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast.  


The College of Engineering is comprised of six departments: Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics. We offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 5 concentrations, 11 graduate programs, and 6 accelerated BS-MS programs that serve more than 1,250 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.  Our mission is to prepare graduates to meet 21st-century technological challenges and improve the well-being of society; create new knowledge in engineering, technology, and computer science; and engage and develop students to become leaders in their fields through service and scholarship.



  • Develop a nationally recognized, externally funded research program
  • Teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Enhance curriculum
  • Contribute to university and professional service
  • Foster interdisciplinary collaborations


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment
  • Be able to teach courses in mechanical engineering
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence and scholarly research.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong candidates will have research experience in a mechanical engineering field and teaching experience in higher education.
  • Postdoctoral research in an interdisciplinary setting is highly desirable.
  • We are especially interested in receiving qualified applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.



Special Instructions to Applicants:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit electronically a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, concise statements on teaching philosophy and research plans, and contact information for at least three professional references.

Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization.


Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Further details and application information are available at


More information about the College of Engineering can be found here:


The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality and safety.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

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