Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Faculty - University of Pennsylvania

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is growing its faculty by 33% over a five-year period. As part of this initiative, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels.

We seek applicants with exceptional research achievements and future promise who will take a position of international leadership in defining their field of study. Candidates must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education in mechanical engineering, and dedication to service and collegiality. Applicants’ training and future research must be strongly rooted in mechanical engineering, and should couple with at least one of the department's core disciplinary strengths in robotics and mechanical systems, mechanics of materials, fluid mechanics, and thermal sciences. In their applications, candidates should describe ways their research aligns with the School’s strategic plan (