Faculty Openings

Multiple Faculty Positions

The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Read full postition requirements here. Areas of interest include:

  • An open search inclusive of all contemporary and emerging areas of mechanical engineering
  • Cyber manufacturing, including real-time metrology, data analytics, and process control for advanced manufacturing
  • Design and manufacturing of energy storage systems

Candidates with outstanding records of accomplishment will also be considered at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants are encouraged to review the department’s strategic areas of research. 

Mechanical Engineering Lecturer

The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to develop a pool of candidates at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer for possible temporary/non-tenure track, part-time positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Positions are part-time, contingent upon student enrollment and the availability of funding, and are not available every year. Assignments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are annually renewable, contingent on funding and performance. Please apply for this position here.


All Applicants

Interested applicants should submit the following via the link under that position: a cover letter, current vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a list of at least five references. For those applying at the Assistant Professor level, please also provide a copy of your graduate academic transcript.

Candidates should address their submission to Faculty Search Committee – Area of Interest. The successful candidate 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 security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.