Assistant, Associate, Full Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

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*Final rank rank commensurate with credentials*

Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering

College of Engineering & Applied Science



The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the Mechanical Engineering Program and Materials Science Engineering Program. (Requisition # 54422). 


Candidates in a broad range of mechanical engineering will be considered, including but not limited to, industry 4.0, advanced manufacturing, structural dynamics and acoustics, simulation and applied mechanics, thermal-fluid science, bio-medical and nano-technology, and materials science. Rank, tenure, salary and startup funding commensurate with credentials.


The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering currently has 44 faculty members and an enrollment of about 1290 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. The Department presently offers an ABET accredited B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, M.S., Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and M.S., Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering. The Department has research focus areas in Structural Dynamics, Advanced Manufacturing, Thermal-Fluids Science, Applied and Computational Mechanics, Nanotechnology and Materials Science & Engineering.


For more information regarding the MME Department, please see the following link:


The successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their specialty areas (as noted above), develop externally funded research programs, advise graduate and undergraduate students, publish research results in professional journals, and participate in professional service activities such as student career mentoring, advising of student organizations, serving on departmental, college and university committees, performing outreach activities, etc. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in curriculum and course development.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  prior to effective date of appointment a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required. 


Application Process: Interested candidates should create an Applicant Profile at (Requisition# 54422) and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter summarizing research and teaching interests. Under the ‘Additional Documents’ section, interested candidates should also upload a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, as well as names and contact information for at least three references. Further documentation, including letters of recommendation and representative publications, may be separately requested by the search committee at a later date.


Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.


The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in an urban and diverse community. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, and medicine. These positions will provide an opportunity to form collaborative relationships within the college, across the university, and with regional industry.


The university boasts a student body of over 46,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges.  In addition, Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906.


UC is an ADVANCE institution, with an NSF Institutional Transformation award to increase the participation and advancement of women in STEM academic careers, and provide support throughout all phases of their career development. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of the UC community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this regard.





The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 54422


Salary Range
$72,000.00 - 170,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Cincinnati, OH 45201, US