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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

Assistant Professor

The Department of Biological Engineering at Utah State University seeks applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Candidates must have an earned PhD in Biological Engineering or a related engineering discipline. 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 vigorous program of funded innovative research with potential for collaborations in the department, college and university and to be an excellent teacher at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. This is an academic-year (9 month) term-appointment with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.

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Bus Svs-Engineering

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Utah State University invites applications from candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in Geotechnical Engineering. The successful candidate's expertise is expected to be complementary to the research and teaching activities of the geotechnical engineering faculty in the CEE Department. In addition, the successful candidate will have the ability to perform interdisciplinary research with other research groups including those within USU's CEE Department (Transportation, Structural, Hydraulic Structures, Environmental, Irrigation, and Water Resources). As we strive to hire the best candidate, we will consider candidates with any research interest. However, we have identified the following research and teaching topics as areas for potential collaboration in the CEE Department: deep foundations, soil-structure interaction, surface erosion and local scour. It is expected that this position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level; however outstanding candidates will also be considered at the ranks of Associate and Full Professor. Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2020. This is an academic-year (9 month) appointment with an anticipated start date of August 1st, 2020.

Inquiries about this announcement may be made to: Dr. Laurie McNeill, Interim Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering 435-797-1522 laurie.mcneill@usu.edu

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Assistant or Associate Professor

Utah State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications to fill a tenure track faculty position in the broad area of structural engineering. The structural engineering group at Utah State enjoys significant collaboration and shared interests in several research areas. These include transportation engineering, earthquake engineering, non-destructive testing and evaluation, and experimental studies both in the laboratory and in the field. The successful applicant will contribute significantly to both the research and teaching efforts within the department and across the broader university community. It is expected that this position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level; however outstanding candidates will be considered at other levels.This is an academic-year (9-month) appointment with an anticipated start date of August 1st, 2020. The search committee will begin considering applications on December 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted prior to that date.

Inquiries about this announcement may be made to Marvin W. Halling, PhD, PE, SE, F.ASCE Search Committee Chair Professor, Structural Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 435-797-3179 marv.halling@usu.edu

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Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and the Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) at Utah State University (USU) invite applications for a cluster hire of three positions at the Assistant Tenure Track or Associate Professor levels. We seek candidates whose convergent research will generate data-driven, collaborative, sustainable, and holistic solutions to water quantity, quality, and management problems in the face of growing population, aging infrastructure, changing climate, and changing societal values. These are academic-year (9 month) appointments with an anticipated start date of August 2020.

We seek candidates who can significantly contribute to scholarship and teaching in the broad topical areas of water resources engineering, environmental engineering, and/or hydraulic engineering. Successful candidates must articulate a vision for and show how their research and teaching in one or more of the areas below will: 1) yield data-driven, collaborative, sustainable, and holistic solutions; 2) leverage existing strengths throughout USU in hydrology, hydraulics, hydro informatics, water resources management, irrigation, water quality, and environmental engineering; and 3) improve CEE and USU capabilities to solve interdisciplinary water problems now and in the future.

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Dean's Office

No positions are available at this time.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Engineer

The Center for Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) at Utah State University (USU) has an immediate opening for a Research Engineer. The position will provide engineering support to a wide range of research and development projects with government and industry sponsors and academic partners. Topic areas include high power electric vehicle charging systems, electric and hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle, bus and truck development, wireless charging systems for electric vehicles, battery management systems, grid-tied power converters, grid integration of renewable energy and energy storage, micro-grid management, cybersecurity for EV charging and micro-grid systems, and embedded and cloud software development and deployment associated with the above systems.

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Postdoctoral Researcher

The Center for Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) at Utah State University (USU) has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the areas of power systems and power electronics applied to transportation electrification. Primary research topics of interest include power balance and demand response strategies to optimize grid loading with EV charging, communications and control of microgrid components at EV charging hubs, machine learning in microgrid control, cybersecurity for microgrid systems, and software development and deployment at microgrids. Additional topics include grid tied power electronics and controls for EV charging and distributed energy resources.

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Engineering Education

Assistant Professor

The Department of Engineering Education (EED) at Utah State University (USU) is seeking applications for one or two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level with nine-month academic-year appointment, starting August 1, 2020. Candidates must have earned a doctorate in an engineering discipline, engineering education, cognitive science, education, or psychology by the start of the appointment. Candidates must also have a B.S. and M.S. in an engineering discipline. The ideal candidates are expected to demonstrate potential to develop a strong and externally-funded research program in engineering education, a track record of peer-reviewed publications, potential or record of teaching competency at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and evidence of professional leadership skills.

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Postdoctoral Fellow I

The research group of Dr. Zhongquan (Charlie) Zheng (https://engineering.usu.edu/mae/faculty/charlie-zheng/index) in Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher position. The position is for one year, with possible renew for multiple years depending on performance and available funding. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related fields. Candidates must demonstrate experiences and quality publications in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) using immersed-boundary methods, reduced order modeling, wall-modeled large-eddy simulation, and flow control modeling with neural-network algorithms. In addition to a clear research focus, a successful applicant will also be expected to assist Dr. Zheng in mentoring graduate and undergraduate research assistants in the group, developing externally funded research programs, and participating in activities in professional societies. Anticipated start date is January 2020.

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Professional Practice Assistant Professor

The Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department at Utah State University seeks applicants for a full-time academic-year Professional Practice Assistant Professor (non-tenure track). The primary responsibilities are developing and teaching application-based and introductory courses in mechanical engineering. Duties include instruction and curriculum development in materials science, instrumentation, manufacturing, or introduction to mechanical engineering courses as assigned by the department head. In addition, the successful candidate will mentor student capstone design teams that have projects matching the candidate’s area(s) of expertise in designing, testing and building projects. Active participation in additional undergraduate curriculum development, as assigned, is also expected. The position requires an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field, and a broad range of knowledge in mechanical engineering topics. Industrial and/or research laboratory experience is highly desirable. This position has an anticipated start date of August 1, 2020.

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Utah Water Research Lab

No positions are available at this time.