Overview

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank in the area of ocean engineering with a starting date of August 22, 2022. The Department is particularly interested in creative scholars who can make fundamental contributions to one or more of the following focus areas: marine robotics, ocean simulations, marine structures, coastal processes, ocean sensing, marine geotechnics, ocean renewable energy, and ocean acoustics. UNH seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

The successful candidate will build on current strengths in the Department in these areas, have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and ocean test sites, and opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across campus. Possible affiliations include the UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, and/or the UNH Integrated Applied Mathematics Program.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering or a closely related discipline with professional and/or academic experience and accomplishments, a demonstrated record of exceptional teaching, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse communities. More information on our department can be found at https://ceps.unh.edu/mechanical-engineering. Candidates at the rank of Associate or Full Professor are expected to provide leadership to support the undergraduate and graduate Ocean Engineering programs.

About University of New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham, NH, USA on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire, and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide