Mechanical Engineering - Assistant Professor

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applicants for the position of a tenure-track Assistant Professor in one or more areas of mechanical design, solid mechanics, material science or machine dynamics.  This appointment will be effective August 2013.  The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or equivalent and exhibit a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and instructional laboratories.  The University and Peoria area offer many opportunities for collaborative research and teaching activities in which the successful candidate would be encouraged to participate.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one page statement on teaching interests, one page statement on research interests, and complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references to: Dr. Paul Mehta at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Full consideration will be given to all applications received by January 1, 2013.  Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on a 75-acre campus in Peoria, Illinois the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.  With 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, it offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 90 programs in five colleges, including a graduate school and school of entrepreneurship).  On the other hand, the university offers the quality, and personal attention of a smaller private institution. For additional information about Bradley University please visit

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.