Professor of Mechanical Engineering is needed in Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin- School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide strong academic leadership in research, teaching, and supervision. The Professorship is intended to strengthen and complement the strategic research areas of Additive Manufacture, Design and Energy Systems in the School of Engineering. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar in a research area related to Additive Manufacture and Materials, Energy and Sustainabilty or Computational Engineering and Design. Strong candidates in Process Engineering or Control would also be welcome. The candidate will provide a leading interdisciplinary role across the School and College, including E3 research themes (Production,
Data, Resources, Environment.
Post Specification: This position is tenable from 1st January 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to take up the post by 1st January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
A doctoral degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or other related disciplines, with a strong focus on research; a sustained record of high quality published research output; high achievement in teaching and research supervision; and a record of service to the discipline and strong engagement with the university and wider communities. International research or teaching experience is desirable.
Engage in research both on an individual and collaborative basis and be active in seeking research funding.
Take a lead administrative role in the Discipline of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and lead in the development of the strategic plan for the Discipline and the School.
Exercise a defining leadership role in the development of the field of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, both within the School of Engineering and at national and international levels.
Contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes of the School and ensure the delivery of research-led teaching.
Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Play an interdisciplinary role in the Faculty and across the university and participate in the overall life of the university, and may from time to time also be called upon to contribute in other capacities.