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  • Opening Date: 2023-10-27
  • Job Opening Id: 530938
  • College/Division: College of Engineering and Computing
  • Department: Mechanical and Mat Engineering

Job Information

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a full¿time tenured or tenure¿track, open¿rank faculty position beginning Fall 2024 in Computational Thermo¿Fluid Mechanics. We invite applicants with research interests in the broad area of Computational Thermo¿Fluids analysis and design. Successful candidates will be able to interface with ongoing research programs and departmental, college and university strategic priorities. Possible applications of research interests can include (but are not limited to) energy systems, biological, aerospace, and advanced manufacturing sectors, including micro¿and nano¿fluidics, hypersonics and/or multiphase flows. Selected candidates will have the potential for developing a collaborative and innovative research program. They should also demonstrate the ability to complement the existing undergraduate and graduate teaching and research expertise in the MME department with a proven emphasis on mentorship, multi¿disciplinarity, collegiality, and scholarship.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related field of engineering and demonstrate a record of scholarly work commensurate with rank and commitment to teaching a diverse set of undergraduate and graduate students in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentorship, and service, with an emphasis on a proven track record and/or potential of externally funded research programs of international reputation. The candidate is expected to collaborate with other faculty members in MME and other departments in the CEC and FIU. Currently, the MME department participates in large multi¿university and multi¿PI projects such as NSF ERC, NSF¿PREM, DOE¿MSIPP, NASA¿MIRO and ARL¿Cold Spray and Rapid Deposition Lab (ColRAD). Additional information about MME Labs and research can be found at our website:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 530938 at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching experience and interests, and contact information for three references as a single pdf file. References will be contacted as determined,by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 30, 2023. The review will continue until the position is filled.

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About FIU

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

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