Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor Mechanical Engineering (Job ID #118573)
Close Date: 12/02/2019
Description: The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions in various areas of Mechanical Engineering. Individuals will also be considered at associate or full professor rank if they possess outstanding qualifications commensurate with the rank.
Duties: Successful applicants are required to have an earned PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, and are expected to develop and maintain an active, externally-funded research program as well as teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Qualifications: Applicants are required to send a letter of application indicating their qualifications, an up-to-date CV including the names and contact information of three references, and separate one-page statements outlining their future teaching and research plans. For fullest consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=118573 by December 2, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Expected starting date is August 2020.
Title: Visiting Research Specialist – Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (Job ID #130245)
Department: Engineering/Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Category: Academic Professional
Close Date: 04/01/2020Description: Position is available in the field of experimental analysis of mechanical and biochemical properties of ocular tissue.Duties: Performs day-to-day activities related to biomechanical, biochemical, molecular laboratory procedures involving animal and human postmortem specimens in support of multi-disciplinary research efforts in order to determine biomechanical properties of ocular tissues.
- Acquiring, preparing, and dissecting ocular samples
- Processing and subjecting the samples to the required chemical procedures
- Conducting required mechanical experiments on the samples
- Performing required biochemical studies on the samples
- Analyzing the experimental results and preparing the required tables/figures
- Meeting turnaround time expectations by prioritizing daily workload
- Preparing accurate and timely electronic documentation of all experimental protocols and results
- Writing professional reports that could be used to produce high-impact publications
- At least a bachelor’s degree with focus on mechanical engineering, bioengineering, biology, chemistry, or related field is required.
- At least 1 year of research experience is required.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential for this position.
- Ability to perform repetitive procedures, excellent organizational skills, excellent management of time and careful attention to details are all essential for this position.
For fullest consideration, please apply by March 20, 2020 at the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=130245. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
There are no open positions at this time.
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering welcomes applications from talented individuals to become a part of our faculty and staff. Open positions are posted at the top of this page when available. New hires to our department join more than 35 core faculty and 11 staff members, all of whom are committed to the excellence and success of our bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs and to the innovative research of our 23 laboratories.
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