Faculty Openings

JPF01556 Assistant Professor

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE, http://maeweb.ucsd.edu/) at the University of California, San Diego) invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) from candidates in the area of computational modeling of fluid flow. We seek candidates who are pursuing innovative research in the solution of multiscale and multiphysics flow problems in applications such as aerodynamics, propulsion, energy conversion and medicine. Topics of interest include turbulence, multiphase flow, compressible flow, flow-structure interaction and reacting flows. The required job duties include developing an excellent research program, teaching of university students, and service activities. As such, successful faculty candidates will demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity in their research area. In addition, preferred candidates will have demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and have a desire to participate in the School's diversity initiatives (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity/).

A Ph.D. degree (or advanced to candidacy) is required in the area of Engineering or a related discipline. We especially welcome candidates who have contributed to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students or faculty in engineering and who are committed to, and experienced in, building an excellent and diverse academic environment.

Rank of position is at the Assistant Professor level.

Salary: Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications; salary based on UC pay scales and market conditions.

Closing Date: Applications received by Tuesday, December 5, 2017 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae with complete publication list, a statement of research and teaching interests, a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. (for further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp and http://soeadm.ucsd.edu/ppi/academic_personnel/diversity/docs/C2D_Expectations.pdf), and the names/addresses of four to five references. You can apply for this position online at:

https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01556.

Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website at http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender orientation, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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JPF01570 Assistant Professor
The Design Lab at UC San Diego (http://designlab.ucsd.edu), in collaboration with departments in the Jacobs School of Engineering, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences seeks candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Associate or Full Professor rank. The Design Lab at UC San Diego is a new initiative, established by the Chancellor to become a major international center for human-centered design, with the focus upon design as a way of thinking, especially dealing with a people-centered approach to complex sociotechnical systems. The Design Lab works with all departments and divisions of the University. This ad welcomes faculty working on innovative people-centered design for a position in one of the three divisions listed above. Qualifications Candidates must have completed a terminal degree--such as a PhD, MD or equivalent doctoral degree , have three years of teaching, service, and research experience. Candidates must have published human-centered research in conference and/or journal articles in highly-regarded peer-reviewed venues and a demonstrated vigorous program of high-quality funded design and engineering research. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated independence in the area of human-centered research as evidenced through the candidate's publication record, reflected by their original working being published in highly regarded conferences and/or journals or other academic venues; and also evidenced by their ability to attract funding as a PI from relevant funding agencies; demonstrated teaching excellence as they will be expected to supervise and teach graduate and undergraduate students in design-related courses; demonstrated the highest standards of professional activity, as evidenced by invited talks, contributions to scientific publications as an expert reviewer, peer awards, and other relevant accomplishments in the field; and evidence of contributions to a campus climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. An interdisciplinary perspective and experience with multiple methodologies is highly valued. Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous program of high-quality funded design and engineering research. Potential engineering domains for human-centered design research include: imaging and sensors, real-world usage in health & other domains, human-robot interaction, cyperphysical systems, medical devices, design tools for mass customization, human-computer interaction, visualization, crowdsourcing, social computing, and engineering systems & operations. Potential Social or Health Sciences focused domains for human-centered design research include: urban planning, transportation, global health, climate change, cultural heritage, human-robot interaction, data science & visualization, cognition & culture, equity & sustainability, embodied interaction, online learning, crowdsourcing, lifelong learning, informal learning, medical care in resource-limited settings, infectious diseases, and mobile health. Other relevant areas are welcomed.
For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/offices/partneropp/ for the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program.
Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2018 and salary is commensurate with experience and based on the University of California pay scales. Applications received by December 2, 2017 will be given full consideration in the first review period. Applications received by January 2, 2018 will be given full consideration in the second review period. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and to addressing dual-career issues. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Requirements
Documents
    •    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    •    Cover Letter - Describe background and interests;
          Please mention which department(s) (ANTHRO, BENG, CogSci, CSE, ECE, EDUC, EthStud, Inf Dis, MAE, or SE) may be the best fit for your
          work.
    •    Statement of Research
    •    Statement of Teaching - Summarize teaching philosophy, use experiences to show how enacted in classroom, mentoring, other instruction-related
          activities.
          Include courses you would be interested in/qualified to teach as relevant to students in the Design lab/home dept
    •    Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity and
          http://soeadm.ucsd.edu/ppi/academic_personnel/diversity/docs/C2D_Expecta...
    •    Publications - Include up to 4 representative publications/scholarly articles (provide links or attach PDFs).
References
2-5 letters of reference required
You can apply for this position online at:  https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01570
 

JPF01441 Temporary Lecturer

The UC San Diego Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering is seeking one or more temporary lecturers to teach between one and three courses per quarter during the 2017/2018 academic year. We seek applicants in all content areas and are particularly interested in applicants with the expertise to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in controls, design, environmental, fluid mechanics, information storage, mechanics & materials, robotics, biomedical, biomaterial, medical devices, combustion, plasma and fusion, and renewables. Please see http://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/MAE.html for a complete listing of the courses we offer.

The Jacobs School of Engineering and the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity/). Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must hold a master’s degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or a related field, and must have demonstrated evidence of effective teaching.

We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and candidates will be contacted as teaching needs arise. We expect to have ongoing needs throughout academic year 2017/2018.

Review of applications will begin June 25, 2017 and continue until positions are filled.

To apply, submit the following materials to https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01441

• A cover letter stating the term(s), course(s) and number of courses you are applying to teach.
• Curriculum vita
• A statement that describes prior teaching experience, provides evidence of effective teaching, and makes clear which courses the applicant is qualified to teach. Providing student evaluations in this statement, or as a separate submission is strongly encouraged.
• A separate statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp
• A list of at least 2 references who can speak about the applicant's teaching experience and/or content knowledge.

UCSD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. (see http://diversity.ucsd.edu).