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Tenure Track Position Mechanical Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 1st, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jan 5, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


As part of a major expansion, the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA is conducting a search for faculty candidates in disciplines related to mechanical engineering with emphasis on sustainability and on controls. Areas of particularly high interest in sustainability include: food, water, energy (including nuclear fusion), and ocean/marine engineering. Focus areas in controls include, but are not limited to: networked systems, autonomous systems, nonlinear and uncertain systems, and related mathematical or data science approaches and methods. Our hiring priorities focus on the frontiers of mechanical engineering research and the demonstrated potential for building a strong program of high impact and originality. We are interested in outstanding candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship and to contributing positively to a diverse campus climate.

These positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent in engineering or a closely related discipline at date of hire.

UCLA is a dynamic urban university with a strong commitment to collaborative excellence and engaged in numerous research collaborations, both within the Engineering school and with a spectrum of departments and programs at UCLA (including the Medical and Dental Schools a short campus walk away), across the UC system, with other universities, and across industrial sectors.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)