Nuclear and Radiation Faculty
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for the position of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in the Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Program. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to computational radiation transport, nuclear science and engineering for non-proliferation and national security, nuclear analytical techniques for materials characterization, robotics for nuclear applications, nuclear fuel cycles, advanced nuclear reactor design, and medical and industrial applications of nuclear technology.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences related to Nuclear Science and Engineering and a record of accomplishment commensurate with rank. The successful candidates will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, maintain a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

Interested applicants should submit the following to here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research and teaching interests, and (4) list of at least five references.

Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee – NRE Professor. Evaluation of applications will begin September 1, 2018 although the search will be held open until suitable candidates are identified. Further information about the Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Program, the Nuclear Engineering Teaching Lab and the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin may be found at http://nuclear.engr.utexas.edu and www.me.utexas.edu, respectively. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.A. The successful candidate must pass both a security sensitive background check as well as a Nuclear Regulatory Commission background check.

Mechanical Engineering Lecturer
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to develop a pool of candidates at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer for possible temporary/non-tenure track, part-time positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Positions are part-time, contingent upon student enrollment and the availability of funding, and are not available every year. Assignments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are annually renewable, contingent on funding and performance. Please apply for this position here.

Mechanical Engineering Lecturer in Technical Communication
Description: Responsible for teaching the undergraduate class ME 333T Engineering Communication, which is a required course in the Mechanical Engineering curriculum. The instructor will be responsible for preparing the syllabus for this course in collaboration with other ME faculty and with technical communication instructors within the Cockrell School of Engineering. The instructor will be responsible for preparing and presenting lectures for all sections of the course, and training and overseeing TA’s for the course. This is a nine month appointment with an option to teach summer sessions. Interactions with senior level writing component courses and graduate students are encouraged.

Credentials and Experience: MS/MA required, PhD preferred in English, Technical Writing, Rhetoric, Communication, or a related field. Should have at least two years’ experience teaching college level courses in technical communication, including written and oral communication.

Should have experience in technical areas including interaction with students and/or professionals in engineering or scientific areas. Preferred experience includes communication via online social media, online teleconferencing, online and multi-media instruction methods, and global/international communication. Experience in teaching professional ethics is also preferred.

Course details: ME 333T is a course designed to teach written and oral communication of technical material. Particular attention is placed on organizing and evaluating data; drafting, and composing written documents; making clear and persuasive oral presentations; and composing effective arguments. Enrollment in the course is approximately 180 each regular semester, and is taught with two full time lecturers.  The class is taught using two weekly lectures (with nominally 45 students each) and 6-10 weekly workshops (with nominally 15 students each and taught by one of the 6 TA’s assigned to the course).

Please apply for this position here.

All Applicants
Interested applicants should submit the following via the link under that position: a cover letter, current vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a list of at least five references. For those applying at the Assistant Professor level, please also provide a copy of your graduate academic transcript.

Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee – Area of Interest. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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