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Mechanical Engineering

Job Opportunities


Please refer to the Human Resources page for current open positions at the University of Wyoming.

The Department of Mechanical and Energy Systems Engineering at the University of Wyoming invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Candidates are sought to complement growing research focuses in thermal sciences, fluid dynamics, mechanics, and materials engineering.  Candidates must have an earned PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline from an accredited university, and a record of scholarship and educational accomplishments, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated ability to collaborate.          

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 10 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 3 academic professionals, and 2 full-time staff. Enrollment is approximately 435 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. The Department is committed to an exceptional educational experience for students at all degree levels. The College of Engineering enjoys strong support from the state including the Engineering Initiative, as well as a $100M state-of-the-art Engineering building currently under construction.  

As the only four-year state-funded University in Wyoming, the University of Wyoming enjoys a distinctive leadership role in the state and region.  Our main campus is in Laramie, located 130 miles northwest of Denver, and perched in a scenic valley between the Laramie and Medicine Bow Ranges of the Rocky Mountains.  A variety of cultural, sporting, and outdoor activities are available.        

Applications must be submitted electronically via this University of Wyoming Human Resources website. Complete the on-line application and upload the following as one document: 1) cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a narrative describing research goals and plans.  The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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