Faculty Position in Fluid Mechanics at University of Maryland
Assistant Professor, Fluid Dynamics
Department of Mechanical Engineering
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland seeks applications for a tenuretrack
faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Fluid Dynamics. Specifically,
applicants studying both the fundamental and applied aspects of flow physics using computational and/or
theoretical techniques with a particular focus on the role of interfacial fluid dynamics within flows across
all scales will be considered.
This position is intended to compliment ongoing experimental research programs within the department
on free surface and multiphase fluid dynamics. The selected candidate will be expected to teach
undergraduate and graduate classes, supervise graduate student research, and attract funding to
support independent and collaborative research programs yielding high-quality peer-reviewed
Applicants must hold a doctorate in mechanical engineering (or related area) and demonstrate the
potential to excel in teaching and research. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a
prerequisite. Postdoctoral or industrial experience is considered an advantage. Salary and start-up
package will be commensurate with experience. The applicant should be available to start on or before
January 1, 2010.
To apply: For best consideration, candidates should apply by August 3, 2009, but the position will
remain open until filled. Please upload the following materials via the website:
- Letter of Application with 3 References (name, complete address, phone and email)
- Teaching Statement
- Research Statement & 3 recent Publications
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is currently ranked in the top 7% of all mechanical
engineering graduate and undergraduate programs within the United States, as determined by U.S.
News and World Report.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.