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Assistant Professor (Advanced Design & Manufacturing)

Florida Tech is searching for 3 Assistant Professors - Advanced Design and Manufacturing for the MCE department. These are full-time positions.

The Mechanical Engineering program at Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions in Advanced Design and Manufacturing.  Applicants from all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered, but preference will be given to those in areas related to advanced manufacturing, in particular (i) manufacturing automation/robotics, (ii) engineering design, and (iii) additive manufacturing.

Within manufacturing automation/robotics, we are seeking candidates with expertise in industrial robotics: mobile robots, cooperative robots, decentralized embedded control, IoT-based automation and artificial intelligence for robotic applications. 

Within engineering design, we seek applications in design theory and methodology, design automation, design for manufacturing and lifecycle, design for additive manufacturing, computer-aided design, systems engineering, and artificial intelligence in design.

Within additive manufacturing (AM), applications are preferred in novel processes (including pre- and post-processing for AM in diverse materials and applications), and novel materials (both pre- and post-AM material phenomena such as micro- and macro-structural behavior related to chemical, thermal, and mechanical properties).



The positions support Florida Tech’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design (CAMID), a 100,000-square-foot facility that provides a manufacturing and design ecosystem to allow U.S. manufacturers of all sizes to understand and profit from the latest approaches to manufacturing to be globally competitive. The positions are planned to commence in Fall 2020 or earlier and are intended primarily at the Assistant Professor level, however, exceptional candidates with established scholarly records may be considered for higher-level appointments. Qualified applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in a related field of engineering, excellent potential for teaching and research, and dedication to research, education, service, and professional activities. Duties of a successful candidate include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring graduate students, developing a strong externally funded research program, publishing scholarly work, and service. Applicants should send a resume, a cover letter, statements of research and teaching, and a list of three professional references via email to In the cover letter, mention the area(s) to which you are applying. Review of applicants will begin on October 15, 2019 and the positions will remain open until filled. Questions about the positions should be addressed to the Search Committee at

Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). *Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.


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