The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenured/tenure‐track faculty position at the Lexington campus beginning fall 2013 or spring 2014 semesters. This position requires a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline and a commitment to excellence in research, teaching and professional service. Preference will be given to those at the assistant and associate professor ranks, and to those in the targeted area of manufacturing systems and processes and thermal fluid sciences (especially CFD of low-Mach number flows involving turburlance and/or combustion) who can complement existing strengths within the department. The department is rapidly growing, centrally located to the automotive and aerospace industries and housed in the new Ralph G. Anderson Building with state of the art computational facilities, research labs and classrooms. Opportunities for multi‐disciplinary research exist with a number of college‐affiliated centers and institutes.
Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.
To apply for this position a UK Academic Profile must be submitted to http://www.uky.edu/HR/UKjobs/ using job number SM543172 for Manufacturing Systems and Processes, and job number SM543170 for thermal-fluid sciences.
If you have any questions, contact Human Resources, phone (859)257‐9555 (option 2), or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until position is filled or posting is closed; the application deadline may be extended as needed. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants for certain positions must undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.