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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Faculty
Location Moscow
Division/College College of Engineering
Department Mechanical Engineering
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Regular Faculty
Tenure Tracking Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Interim/Term Appointment No
Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track) Not Applicable
Position Type Permanent
Pay Range $90,000 - $95,000
Type of Appointment Academic Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Internal Posting?
Position Summary

Successful applicants must have a B.S. and an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related engineering discipline, and a record of accomplishment that demonstrates outstanding abilities or potential in the following skills: oral and written communication, undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development, experimental laboratory course teaching, research and grantsmanship, publication of scholarly activities in peer reviewed journals, academic and professional advising, and work-place cooperation. Duties include developing an externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising undergraduate as well as graduate students, leading instructional laboratory development efforts, and providing service to the university and profession.


Job Duty Function Teaching and Advising
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Teach two undergraduate/graduate courses per semester in the experimental thermal-fluids area such as fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, thermal energy systems, and related technical electives.

Advise ~35 students in Mechanical Engineering

Job Duty Function Scholarship and Creative Activities
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Conduct research in the general area of fundamental and/or applied experimental thermal-fluid sciences with research experience using advanced measurement techniques in applications including but not limited to multiphase/particulate flows, flows related to the food/water/energy nexus, and biological systems; collaborate with colleagues, graduate students and undergraduate students (where appropriate).

Job Duty Function University Service and Leadership
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Serve on university, college, and/or department committees.

Job Duty Function Outreach and Extension
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Provide support for the department’s outreach/distance learning program


Minimum Qualifications

•Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or closely related field.
•Strong oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
•Ability to publish research in peer-reviewed journals.
•Expertise in fundamental and/or applied experimental fluid dynamics with research experience using advanced measurement techniques. (x2)
•Ability to develop an externally funded research program.
•Workplace cooperation skills.
•Ability to participate in academic and professional advising.
•Be a registered professional engineer (PE) or become a registered PE within five years.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience in teaching experimental courses and laboratories. (x2)
•Ability to lead laboratory development efforts.
•Ability to collaborate with regional industry and government laboratories on fluid dynamics problems related to (but not limited to) manufacturing, food processing,
water/wastewater treatment, and nuclear thermal-hydraulics
•Strong record of scholarly achievement.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Number F000624P
Posting Date 10/19/2017
Closing Date 01/03/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References
  3. Letter of Qualification
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Statement of Teaching
Optional Documents

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