Faculty Openings Mechanical Engineering


Faculty Position - All Ranks - Thermal Sciences - Tenured or Tenure-Track


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston (UH) seeks applicants for a tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level beginning Fall 2014 or later. Candidates may also be considered at Assistant Professor level.

Successful candidates are expected to establish an internationally recognized and externally funded research program in thermal sciences. Potential research areas include, but are not limited to: thermal issues in sustainable energy, with applications for energy transport in power devices and thermal management of energy systems, and heat/mass transfer in biomedical engineering and bio-nanotechnology with applications for regenerative medicine and medical device innovation (bio-sensing/diagnostics and bio-instrumentation).

As part of a major drive for excellence, including the recent designation of UH as a Tier One university, the Cullen College of Engineering has a strong commitment to expand as well as advance the quality of our engineering research programs.

UH is Texas' premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution with close to 40,000 students. In addition to being the energy capital of the world, Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and the NASA Johnson Space Center, offering excellent local collaboration opportunities.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong record of scholarship and external funding, as well as a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Application Procedures:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, statements of teaching and research interests, goals and accomplishments, curriculum vitae and contact information for five references via e-mail to Professor Dong Liu (dongliu@uh.edu).

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.