Available Faculty Positions

Department of Mechanical Engineering


Tenure-Track Faculty

The University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Applicants at the assistant professor level are preferred, but exceptional candidates at all ranks will be considered.


Applicants doing research in the areas of materials science and engineering, mechanics and kinematics, design, and/or manufacturing are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong potential for, and commitment to, establishing an independent, extramurally funded research program and to teaching innovative graduate and undergraduate courses. The University of Rochester offers the opportunity to contribute to an exceptionally rich and highly collaborative research environment including, as examples, the multidisciplinary Materials Science Program, the Center for Medical Technology and Innovation, the Center for Freeform Optics, and the Center for Integrated Research and Computing.

How to apply:

Candidates should submit the following application materials at https://www.rochester.edu/fort/me/:

  • Cover letter
  • A CV
  • Three representative publications (reprints, preprints)
  • A statement of research interests and plans (2 pages)
  • A statement of teaching interests and plans (2 pages)
  • Names and contact information of at least three references

Other information:

Review of candidates is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

For further information, contact Paul Funkenbusch, ME Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, paulfunkenbusch@rochester.edu.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area. The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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