[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Search in the Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Louis Whitcomb llw at jhu.edu
Wed Nov 4 14:17:36 PST 2015

Faculty Search in the Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Johns 
Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering 
seeks applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and 
across all areas of Mechanical Engineering. Particular emphasis is at 
the junior level and in the areas of Energy and the Environment; Fluid 
Mechanics and Heat Transfer; Mechanics and Materials; Micro/Nanoscale 
Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering in Biology and Medicine; 
Robotics; Systems, Modeling, and Control; and, in partnership with the 
Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, the areas of materials in extreme 
environments and materials with extreme performance; however all 
qualified applicants in all areas of Mechanical Engineering will be 

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 21 full-time tenured and 
tenure-track faculty members, over 20 research and teaching faculty 
members, 300 undergraduates, 150 graduate students, 25 post doctoral 
students, and strong affiliation with major research centers including 
the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, the Hopkins 
Extreme Materials Institute, the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, the 
Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics, the Environment, 
Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute, the Institute for Data 
Intensive Engineering and Science, the School of Medicine, the Johns 
Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. More information about 
the Department of Mechanical Engineering can be found at http://me.jhu.edu.

The Whiting School of Engineering comprises over 200 full time 
tenure-track, research, and teaching-track faculty in nine academic 
programs with a total annual research budget of over $100 million. 
Research partnerships with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Applied 
Physics Laboratory, Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Krieger 
School of Arts and Sciences make the Whiting School of Engineering a 
unique research and educational environment. Student enrollment exceeds 
1800 at the undergraduate level with over 1000 full time MS and PhD 
students. The Engineering for Professionals program enrolls over 2000 
part time continuing education students and is the largest program of 
its kind in the country.

Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriate field by the 
time their appointment begins. Candidates must have demonstrated an 
ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for 
excellent teaching, mentoring and entrepreneurship in all areas. 
Applications at all levels will be considered; salary and rank will be 
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should 
submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, 
three recent publications. Applicants for tenure-track Assistant 
Professor appointment (only) should also provide complete contact 
information for at least three references. Applicants for tenured 
appointment should not provide any reference information. Applications 
must be made on-line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6370. 
Review of applications will begin in December 2015.  While candidates 
who complete their applications by December 31, 2015 will receive full 
consideration, the department will consider exceptional applicants at 
any time.

The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Mechanical 
Engineering are committed to building a diverse educational environment, 
and women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not 
discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, 
color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual 
orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other 
legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant 
criteria. The University promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, 
women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans. Johns Hopkins 
University is a drug free, smoke free workplace.

Questions can be addressed to ME_Dept_Chair at jhu.edu – please use the 
subject line “Faculty Search at JHU Mechanical Engineering”.

Louis L. Whitcomb, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Louis M. Sardella Faculty Scholar
223 Latrobe Hall, 3400 N. Charles Street,
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 21218-2681
llw at jhu.edu, 410-516-5970, www.me.jhu.edu
Sr. Admin. Coordinator: Ms. Deana Santoni dsantoni at jhu.edu

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