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Ass./ Assoc. or Prof. in MotorSports Engineering

IUPUI - Motorsports Engineering Program
Date Posted
13th March 2017
Indianapolis / USA

Assistant, Associate or Professor in MotorSports Engineering

The Motorsports Engineering program at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or professor level, commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in mechanical, aerospace, automotive, materials, or a closely related engineering field.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for motorsports and will initiate and sustain a sponsored research program in areas of importance to the motorsports field, including, but not limited to, structural mechanics, design, aerodynamics, automotive propulsion, mechatronics, composites, and simulations.  The successful candidate will also be expected to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and advise undergraduate and graduate students.  

IUPUI offers the only B.S. degree in Motorsports Engineering in the USA and also offers the M.S in technology with a motorsports concentration. This position also presents the opportunity to support the M.S. in Engineering and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Motorsports Engineering at IUPUI benefits from an outstanding relationship with the vibrant motorsports and automotive industry in Indiana and beyond. The program also enjoys a strong relationship with the Department of Mechanical Engineering. A joint appointment in Mechanical Engineering is an option depending on the interests of the candidate.

The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI has 7 academic departments with an extensive undergraduate and graduate degree portfolio, including numerous CAC, EAC, and ETAC of ABET accredited B.S programs. The School has over 3,300 students, including 450 graduate students pursuing either M.S. or Ph.D. programs. More information about the School is available at engr.iupui.edu/  
The IUPUI campus has approximately 30,000 students and over 200 degree programs with annual research expenditures totaling over $300M. IUPUI has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for three consecutive years. More information about IUPUI is available at www.iupui.edu

The desired start date for the position is August 1, 2017. Apply online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3383 with curriculum vitae, including a cover letter, a statement of teaching and research interests, and contact information for at least three references. Applicants from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply and all applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Applications are welcome until the position is filled. For more information about Motorsports Engineering at IUPUI, visit: http://et.engr.iupui.edu/motorsports.

IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer and affords reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities


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