The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at Case Western Reserve University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position in the area of controls, with an anticipated starting date of August 1, 2019 or thereafter. The position will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, although appointment to Full Professor may be considered for candidates with an excellent track record in scholarship and education, recognition from the research community, and the promise of continued distinction.
Founded in 1826, Case Western Reserve University is a private research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. The site of the famous Michelson-Morley interferometer experiment, the university is associated with 17 Nobel laureates. Case School of Engineering actively promotes interdisciplinary research collaboration through university-level institutes that are primarily focused on health care and energy. The MAE department has a renowned history of scholarly activities that have pushed the frontiers of mechanical and aerospace engineering, from microgravity to robotics. In recent years, the faculty have successfully engaged in cutting-edge research across a broad spectrum of classical and emerging fields, including biologically-inspired robots, biomechanics, biosensing, additive and sustainable manufacturing, big data analytics, energy storage, thermal system management, and fire engineering.
We seek an outstanding scholar who demonstrates a compelling vision and plan to successfully establish fundamental and competitively-funded research programs in areas including but not limited to: theories and applications of control for aerospace structures and vehicles, autonomous flight, acoustics and flow control, control for Internet-enhanced cyber physical systems and processes, etc. A doctorate in Mechanical, Aerospace or a closely related Science/Engineering field is required. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to actively contribute to the educational missions of the department at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to engage in departmental, institutional, and professional service activities.