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Employment Opportunities

The College of Engineering at Utah State University invites applications for the following positions:

Position Announcement(s) by Department:

Biological Engineering

Department Head – Biological Engineering

Utah State University seeks applications from candidates for the Head of the Biological Engineering Department. Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent in Biological Engineering or a related engineering discipline, have academic experience in a teaching and research institution, and a record of research excellence in the broad area of biological engineering or a related field.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Assistant Professor

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Utah State University, is seeking an individual to fill a position as a Research Assistant Professor.

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Transportation Engineering Assistant Professor

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at Utah State University (USU) invites applications from candidates for an academic-year (9-months) tenure track faculty position in Transportation Engineering for Fall 2018. It is expected that this transportation position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level.

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Computer Science

Department Head - Computer Science Department

Utah State University seeks applications for the Head of the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering. The successful applicant will be expected to provide strong leadership and a vision for enhancing the national prominence of the department, including strengthening of the department’s interdisciplinary research activities, and managing growth in both the undergraduate and graduate student enrollments.

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Assistant Professor

The Computer Science Department at Utah State University is seeking applications to fill four Assistant Professor faculty positions, starting Spring or Fall Semester 2018. These are nine-month, 100% academic year tenure-track positions. Application reviews will begin in October 2017. Applicants should have a strong record of prior research, show significant potential for attracting external research funding, and have excellent communication skills. The department is interested in strengthening its focus in Computer Security, Human Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, and Data Science, but strong applicants in other areas may be considered.

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Dean's Office

No current openings

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant or Associate Professor Power Electronics

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Utah State University is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant and assistant or associate professor levels. Candidates must have an earned PhD in electrical engineering or a related field and expertise in or related to power electronics. The ideal candidate must demonstrate potential for or a strong record of externally funded research, publications, teaching competency, and professional leadership. Candidates are expected to build a strong program of funded research and to be strong teachers at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to be a significant contributor to the ongoing growth of the SELECT: Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center and UPEL: USU Power Electronics Laboratory.

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Postdoctoral Researcher

The Electric Vehicle and Roadway (EVR) Research Facility and Test Track and USU Power Electronic Lab (UPEL) at Utah State University have an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of transportation electrification. The EVR and UPEL facilities include a recently completed quarter mile electrified test track designed uniquely for wireless power research, high bay research facility with vehicle lift and dyno, motor-generator set, 400A DC and AC power bus distribution, modular battery pack rated at 54 kWh/240 kW, and programmable 100 kW AC and DC power equipment. Research topics of interest include dynamic wireless power transfer for electric vehicles, ultra-high efficiency electric drivetrains, energy storage management systems, and integration of distributed resources for electrified roadways. Responsibilities include participating on research projects, designing, building, and testing full-scale EV drivetrain and wireless charging system hardware, co-advising graduate and undergraduate students, and publishing research results. The position is for a year and could be extended pending job performance and funding.

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Engineering Education

No current openings

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Assistant/Associate Professor

The DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ( at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants must have a PhD. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related field. Candidates will be considered at either the assistant or (untenured) associate professor level. The positions are academic year (funded for 9-months). Candidates in all areas of Mechanical Engineering will be considered. Preference may be given to those with demonstrated expertise in: solid mechanics, advanced materials, machine design, finite element analysis, controls, or robotics. In addition to a clear research focus, successful applicants will also have a strong background in engineering fundamentals and will be expected at a minimum to: 1) develop a significant externally funded research program that includes a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and graduate mentorship, 2) effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and 3) actively participate in assigned department and university duties, and demonstrate leadership in relevant technical societies. Anticipated start date is August 2019.

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Department Head Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Utah State University (USU) invites applications for the position of Department Head of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) Department. The Department seeks exceptional candidates with a track record of (1) research and scholarship supported by federal, state, and/or industry funding; (2) effective undergraduate and graduate teaching; (3) leadership/mentorship experience, and (4) a commitment to inclusion and diversity. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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