College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Position - Semiconductor Device Manufacturing and Mechanics - Tenured


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston (UH), Cullen College of Engineering seeks a highly motivated and creative person for a faculty position to build a world-class research program on semiconductor device manufacturing and mechanics with emphasis on energy applications. Flexible electronics manufacturing is another area of interest. The University of Houston has recently made a significant investment to establish a 74-acre Energy Research Park (ERP) and has now established a 13,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art Energy Devices Fabrication Laboratory in the Park. Details of the ERP can be found at . Thin film-based manufacturing and continuous as opposed to batch processing, including roll-to-roll coating are particular focus areas.

The appropriate candidate would have demonstrated internationally-recognized leadership in research in the semiconductor device manufacturing including device design and simulation, fabrication, diagnostics and reliability testing. Semiconductor device manufacturing research experience in the target areas of energy and flexible electronics is highly preferred. Successful candidates must have a strong, demonstrated scholarship as well as a commitment to teaching.

Application Procedures:

This position requires a Ph.D. in engineering or related discipline. Interested persons should submit a curriculum vita detailing academic and professional experiences, publications, research support, research and teaching summaries, and research and teaching goals/vision to:

Prof. Venkat Selvamanickam
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-4006.

The target start date is Fall 2014.

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.