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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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Northeastern University Employee Benefits

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Requisition Number FTFR000875
Division/College College of Engineering
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 10/31/2016

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) invites applications for tenured or tenure-track appointments at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the general areas of mechanical engineering & industrial engineering. While solid mechanics and resilience are of particular interest, applications in all relevant areas will be considered.


A PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering or a closely related field by the start date is required. Demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and collaborative expertise that spans traditional as well as emerging thrust areas is highly desirable. The successful senior candidate should be an established researcher with a strong record of funding, peer-reviewed publications, and technical leadership.

Additional Information

Northeastern is an urban university in Boston, located among the nation’s best hospitals, world renowned research and teaching institutions, and historical arts and music landmarks of the city. Northeastern University is a national leader in cooperative education and recently has enjoyed an unprecedented rise in the National Research University rankings in US News and World Report. Northeastern is also the recipient of an NSF-funded ADVANCE grant for promoting the careers of women in engineering and science. The university is currently expanding with plans to add a number of new lines to the current pool of talented faculty.

The MIE Department ( at Northeastern University is a successful and vibrant academic enterprise which is growing in both size and stature. The department comprises 56 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, including 15 new hires since 2014, with over $13M in annual research funding, and over 1000 Ph.D. and M.S. students. At the core of the Northeastern engineering education experience is our top-ranked cooperative education program, which contributes significantly to the integrated learning model of the College of Engineering. A five-year research contract vehicle from the Veterans Health Administration for $125M and a three year contract vehicle from the Army Research Office for $20M, received in early 2015, are bellwethers of both current success and future potential. In addition, the MIE Department boasts four of the eight federally funded research centers in the College of Engineering: 1) The NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, 2) The NSF Center for Health Organization Transformation, and 3) The NSF Center for Microcontamination Control. The College of Engineering also has a 7,000 square-foot class 10/100/1000 micro/nanofabrication facility available to faculty, the Kostas Center (, and has recently opened the 70,000 square-foot Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at our Burlington campus.

Applicants should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae, a clear statement of teaching and research interests and objectives, along with names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of at least four professional references. Applications received by January 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. The target starting date is September 1, 2017, but the positions will remain open until filled.

To apply go to:
and click on Faculty Positions, Full-Time, and Requisition

For more information please contact:
Prof. Andrew Gouldstone
Mechanical Engineering
Search Committee Co-Chair
Phone. (617) 373-3699

Prof. Emanuel Melachrinoudis
Industrial Engineering
Search Committee Co-Chair
Phone. (617) 373-4850

MIE Faculty Recruitment Committee
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave, 334 Snell Engineering Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Title IX employer. All persons are invited to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. References
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents

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