Assistant Professor-Experiment Thermal Sciences or Energy Conversion - University of Wyoming-Laramie in Laramie Wyoming

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University of Wyoming-Laramie

Laramie, Wyoming 82071

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the areas of experimental thermal sciences or energy conversion. Energy-related sciences and engineering are a strategic area targeted for growth at the University of Wyoming and excellent support is available through UW's School of Energy Resources.

The successful applicant will be expected to establish a strong, externally funded research program, and to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He/She will be expected to participate in interdisciplinary research efforts both within and outside the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering ( has 14 full-time faculty members, 2 academic professionals, 6 post-doctoral researchers, 340 undergraduate and 45 graduate students, and 3 staff personnel. The Department is committed to an exceptional educational experience for students at all degree levels, including the PhD.

As the only four-year institution of higher learning in Wyoming, the University of Wyoming enjoys a distinctive leadership role in the state and region. Our main campus is in Laramie, located 130 miles northwest of Denver, and perched in a scenic valley between the Laramie and Medicine Bow Ranges of the Rocky Mountains. A variety of cultural, sporting, and outdoor activities is available. More information about the University can be found at:

The University of Wyoming is committed to diversity and endorses principles of affirmative action. We acknowledge that diversity enriches and sustains our scholarship and promotes equal access to our educational mission. We seek and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.The University of Wyoming is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations on prospective employees.

Application Materials Required:

A complete application must include: a curriculum vitae, a narrative describing research goals and plans, a description of teaching approaches and objectives, as well as contact information for at least three professional references. Applications should be sent to:
Electronic submissions (preferred):
or Paper submission:
ME Search Committee Chair
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
1000 E. University Avenue, Dept. 3295
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 15th, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Keyword Phrases

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • experimental thermal sciences
  • energy conversion
  • Energy-related sciences
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: $76,000 - $76,000
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter