Faculty Position in Fluid Mechanics (CFD) at teh University of Maine

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maine invites applications for a
full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of January
2023 or earlier.

Required Qualifications:
● A Ph.D. in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, ocean engineering, or a
closely related field by date of hire.
● A well-documented record of high-quality research in fluid mechanics, specifically in CFD
and numerical modeling of internal and/or external flow fields.
● Evidence of a strong potential for obtaining extramural funding and supporting graduate
● Evidence of a strong potential for teaching excellence, and capability to develop and
teach fluid mechanics and CFD courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
● Excellent communication skills and teamwork ability.
● A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education, research, and service.
Preferred Qualifications:
● Potential for collaboration in one or more areas including aerospace, mechanical, ocean,
energy and biomedical engineering.
● Experience in experimental fluid mechanics is desirable as a complement to numerical
modelling expertise.
● Industrial experience in fluid mechanics is desirable.

This is a 50% teaching, 50% research position in mechanical engineering and requires active
engagement in service to the University, the State, and the profession. The successful candidate
will be expected to lead an externally-funded research program, develop and teach
undergraduate and graduate courses, advise and mentor students, publish and present
scholarly works, participate in service activities, and demonstrate commitment to diversity,
equity and inclusion. We highly encourage and welcome applications from all genders and
members of historically underrepresented groups.

For more information and to apply for this position, go to https://umaine.hiretouch.com/jobdetails?jobid=76993

Applicants should submit

(1) cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and
suitability for the position

(2) resume/curriculum vitae

(3) teaching philosophy

(4) research statement

(5) contact information for three professional references, including postal and
email addresses and phone numbers.

Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2022 and
will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national
origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in
employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim
Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME
04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).