UMass Engineering Faculty position open: wind / RE / EE
The University of Massachusetts’ Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department is seeking applicants for a faculty position. Wind energy is a primary focus of the request, which is attached below. Please pass this notice on if you know of anyone that may be interested.
Faculty Position in Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. The successful candidate will have a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or other appropriate field and have research expertise applied to renewable energy or energy efficiency. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: ocean engineering associated with offshore wind energy; health management and/or control of wind energy systems; hybrid or distributed electricity generation; and combined heat and power systems involving novel fuels. The department is home to the Renewable Energy Research Laboratory and the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and it is anticipated that the new faculty member will be interested in collaborating with these groups. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong sponsored research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate students. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is situated 90 miles west of Boston in the vicinity of four liberal arts colleges in a region offering exceptional cultural and recreational opportunities.
Applicants should provide a statement of their teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, up to two relevant journal publications, the names and addresses of at least five references, and an abstract for a seminar they would present if invited for an interview. The university, the college and department seek to promote diversity and welcome applications from women and candidates from other underrepresented groups. Review of applications will begin February 23, 2007 and continue until suitable candidates are identified.
Applications should be sent to:
Chair, Energy Faculty Search Committee
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts,
160 Governors Drive, Amherst, MA 01003-9265
The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Members of Minority Groups are Encouraged to Apply