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Employment Opportunities

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

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Biological Engineering

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

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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 several Assistant Professor faculty positions, starting Fall Semester 2019.These are nine-month, 100% academic year tenure-track positions. Application reviews will begin in early January 2019. 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 Data Science, Computer Security, Software Engineering, and Human Computer Interaction, but strong applicants in other areas may be considered.

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Dean's Office

Development Sr. Director/Director -- College of Engineering

The Sr. Director of Development for the College of Engineering provides overall guidance and management of the college/unit major gifts program and team. She/he is responsible for the college/unit overall acquisition of philanthropic gifts and evaluating gift officer performance. The Sr. Director enhances the performance of other fundraisers by helping them develop fundraising competencies, providing feedback and perspective on their fundraising approach/methods and coaching them to realize their optimal performance.

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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

Staff Assistant II

The Staff Assistant II position will perform a variety of administrative support and/or secretarial duties in support of the Engineering Education Department. This position will also assist with the coordination of the department’s graduate student program.

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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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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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Utah Water Research Lab

Director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory

The College of Engineering of Utah State University is seeking a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills, knowledge, and experience in water and environmental research to fill the position of Director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL). The UWRL Director reports directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering and is typically a tenured faculty member of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department with the rank of Professor. The UWRL Director is responsible for managing fiscal and personnel resources at the UWRL, requiring a broad knowledge of operations, external funding, contracts and grants, project management, personnel management, and business development. This position requires close relationships with Colleges outside of Engineering such as Agriculture and Natural Resources together with state and federal agencies and other stakeholders relevant to water and environmental interests.

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Postdoctoral Fellow I

The Utah State University (USU) Center for Colorado River Studies seeks a post-doctoral researcher to develop and test innovative alternatives to manage the Colorado River to achieve the dual goals of providing reliable water supplies and sustaining and enhancing the river’s ecosystem under hydrologic and ecologic uncertainties. This position is part of a collaborative initiative to explore a wide range of future Colorado River Basin reservoir and water-supply management strategies while considering ecosystem impacts. This position offers a unique opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher to conduct new, high-impact science that informs management of a major river system.

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Laborer and Equipment Operator-Hourly/ACA

The Utah Water Research Laboratory is seeking a Laborer and Equipment Operator. Carpentry, forklift, some framing, power tools and welding experience required. Heavy lifting is required.

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