The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of
Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting
September, 2001, or earlier, for a person with a background in solid
mechanics and/or biomechanics. The position is at the Assistant Professor
level, however, consideration will be given to exceptional candidates at
the Associate Professor level. Duties include teaching at both
undergraduate and graduate levels, initiating funded research, and
supervising graduate student research. The department has an
internationally recognized computational and experimental research program
in injury/impact biomechanics, with an extensive Automobile Safety
Laboratory with strong connections to Biomedical Engineering and the
Medical School. A Ph.D. is required for the position. Women and ethnic
minorities are encouraged to apply. The Department has approximately 300
undergraduate students, 80 graduate students, and 26 faculty. The School
of Engineering and Applied Science has a strong commitment to both teaching
and scholarly research. Preference will be given to applications received
before January 15, 2001. Send a resume and the names and telephone numbers
of four references to Professor John G. Thacker, Search Committee Chair,
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, P.O. Box 400746,
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4746. The University of Virginia is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Walter D. Pilkey
Morse Professor of Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
P.O. Box 400746
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4746

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