Baltimore, MD United States

Tenure-track faculty position at all levels in Mechanics and Materials

Johns Hopkins University, Mechanical Engineering Department

Job Title: Tenure-track faculty position at all levels in Mechanics and Materials
Job Location: Baltimore , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2021-09-20
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at all levels and in all areas of Mechanics and Materials.  Intellectual areas of great interest include the intersection of mechanics and materials with AI and machine learning, advanced manufacturing, sustainability, and resiliency; mechanics of materials in extreme and uncertain environments; applications of mechanics in soft robotics; biomechanics; and geomechanics.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 26 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 23 research and teaching faculty members, 300 undergraduates, 200 graduate students, and 65 postdocs. The Whiting School of Engineering and the Johns Hopkins University actively encourages and supports interdisciplinary research through school-level research centers and cross-divisional research institutes. The Department of Mechanical Engineering in particular has strong affiliations with the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI), the Johns Hopkins Center for Additive Manufacturing and Architected Materials (JAM2), Laboratory for Computational Sensing + Robotics (LCSR), the Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT), and the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES), as well as the School of Medicine and the Applied Physics Laboratory. More information about the Department can be found at and the Whiting School of Engineering at

Job Requirements

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an engineering or related field and will be expected to establish an independent, multidisciplinary, and internationally recognized research program. We seek a colleague who has a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level and who will contribute to our community by embracing excellence, diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from women and members of groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering. 

Information and Application Process Instructions

All applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three representative publications.  Applicants for Assistant Professor appointments should also provide complete contact information for at least three references.  Applications must be submitted on-line at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, but the Department will consider exceptional applicants at any time.


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