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Tenure-track Positions, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM)

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is growing its faculty by 33% over a five year period. As part of this, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track positions.

We seek applicants with exceptional research achievements and future promise, a commitment to excellence in education, and dedication to service and collegiality. Candidates should couple with the department's core strengths in mechanical systems, mechanics of materials, fluid mechanics and thermal sciences. The specific areas for this search, and a link to submit applications, will be posted shortly.

The Department has strong collaborations with all other engineering departments as well as Penn’s other Schools and multiple research centers. We seek candidates who can add to these relationships. Successful candidates will conduct leading research benefiting from Penn’s interdisciplinary tradition and new facilities such as the Singh Center for Nanotechnology. We encourage applicants whose research aligns with the School’s new strategic plan (http://www.seas.upenn.edu/PennEngineering2020). Candidates who enrich Penn’s diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Postdoctoral Position in Point of Care Diagnostics

The micro/nano fluidics lab at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a postdoctoral fellow to assist in developing and testing a microfluidic system for point of care molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases.  See http://bau.seas.upenn.edu/research/point-of-care-diagnostics-lab-on-chip/

The fellow must have a PhD in an engineering discipline, good mechanical design skills, and experience in biotechnology such as PCR and/or isothermal amplification.  Machine shop experience is a plus.  Anticipated start date: as soon as possible.

Outstanding candidates are invited to submit a letter of application detailing their relevant background, providing the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references, a CV, and copies of relevant reprints and pre-prints.  Send the application to Professor Haim H. Bau at: meampd@seas.upenn.edu.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.