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Assistant/Associate Research Engineer- Mech & Manf Dept

Apply now Job no: 501437
Department: Engineering & Computing College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Research, Scientific
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Research Engineer- Mech & Manf Dept
Salary/Grade: Unclassified
Job Summary:

Assistant/Associate Research Engineer candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong potential for developing and sustaining funded research program by closely collaborating with current CEC and MU faculty. This includes planning, initiating, and conducting research projects, interpreting experimental or computational results, as well as compiling and submitting proposals to relevant industries and federal/state agencies. The Assistant/Associate Research Engineer is also expected to publish high-quality papers on a regular basis and disseminate research results through peer-reviewed publications, technical reports, conference presentations, and forums.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Assistant/Associate Research Engineers are expected to engage in, be responsible for, and/or oversee a significant area of research or scholarship in a manner that advances the mission of the university in a significant way. Duties will include: conducting research in collaboration with CEC and MU faculty with similar research interests; publishing high-quality papers on a regular basis and disseminating research results through peer-reviewed publications, technical reports, and conference presentations; mentoring and directing graduate and undergraduate researchers; teaching one course per semester focused on research support; supporting the research through external funding after an initial appointment of 12 months.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required: PhD or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Material Science, or a closely-related field by date of appointment.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with demonstrated record of developing independent research projects and experience in proposal development; demonstrated expertise and performance in conducting high quality, impactful research; experience working on funded research projects and familiarity with the funding process and reporting requirements associated with funded projects; demonstrated ability as an independent thinker capable of taking projects from ideas to reality; and ability to develop proposals as a PI or Co-PI; following interdisciplinary research areas aligning with CEC research clusters in advanced manufacturing or automation.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Kumar Singh at

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin June 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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