The Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Penn State currently has openings for three new tenure-track Assistant Professors, though exceptional faculty at higher ranks may be considered. ESMís strategic research areas are aligned with those of the Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, the Materials Research Institute, and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. Applicants are sought with interdisciplinary interests in areas related to computational and experimental mechanics; infrastructure integrity; nano and bionano science and engineering; electronic, optical, and photonic materials and devices; advanced manufacturing techniques; energy harvesting as well as energy-efficient materials and processes (e.g. artificial synthesis); engineered biomimicry; human health and biomedicine; and neural engineering.

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