The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for the position of Director of the Nuclear Engineering Teaching Laboratory (NETL) and Professor in the Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Area. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to nuclear science for non-proliferation and national security, nuclear analytical techniques for materials characterization, robotics for nuclear applications, nuclear fuel cycles, advanced nuclear reactor design, and medical and industrial applications of nuclear technology. The successful candidate will actively oversee the operations of our 1.1 MW TRIGA reactor research facility and actively support ongoing and new research opportunities.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences related to Nuclear Science and Engineering and a record of accomplishment commensurate with rank. The successful candidates will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, maintain a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and profession.
Interested applicants should submit the following to https://apply.interfolio.com/40409: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research and teaching interests, and (4) list of at least five references.
Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee – Director of NETL. Evaluation of applications will begin March 1, 2017 although the search will be held open until suitable candidates are identified. Further information about the Nuclear Engineering Teaching Lab including the Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Program, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin may be found at http://nuclear.engr.utexas.edu/ and www.me.utexas.edu, respectively. The successful candidates will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.A. The successful candidate must also pass both a security sensitive background check as well as a Nuclear Regulatory Commission background check.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.