Position Description - Lehigh University is accepting applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Solid Mechanics, with an emphasis on structural failure and the mechanics of fracture. The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field, with a strong background in experimental or theoretical/computational aspects in one or more of areas of solid mechanics, and will be expected to develop a vigorous research program, accompanied by excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Multidisciplinary research programs are an important priority at Lehigh University, and include strong interactions with government agencies, industry, and existing research centers on campus.
Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe.