Employment Opportunities

The University at Buffalo is New York State’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. Review current employment opportunities in the MAE department.

Faculty Positions

Teaching Assistant Professor/Lecturer 

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) the University at Buffalo seeks to fill a Teaching Assistant Professor/Lecturer 10 mo. position.  We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.  

The primary purpose of this position is to improve the educational experience for undergraduate students enrolled in our Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Aerospace Engineering (AE) programs. Consequently, a successful candidate will be expected to assume the following responsibilities: 

Serve as Instructor for six or seven required undergraduate course-sections per academic year. This could include multiple sections of the same course.  These courses are expected to be at the sophomore, junior, and senior levels and would include a number of courses in our design sequence, with special emphasis on Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Practice (MAE277), Machines and Mechanisms (MAE 311), Manufacturing Processes (MAE 364), Design Process and Methods (MAE451), Design Project (MAE 494), and Computer-Aided Design Applications (MAE477).

Design and implement plans for major departmental undergraduate activities, such as student advisement, industry internships, laboratory and instrumentation upgrades, student excellence initiatives, our ABET objectives, diversity enhancement and external educational grant support in collaboration with the MAE Undergraduate Studies Committee.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in an engineering, engineering education, or related discipline. Exceptional applicants with a M.S. degree will also be considered. The Masters degree must be conferred before appointment. Candidates must apply at ubjobs.buffalo.edu using posting number F1700150.  The evaluation process will start on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Multiple Faculty Positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor Levels

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York invites applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. These positions are at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty, and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The areas of interest include but are not limited to: modeling and analysis in advanced manufacturing; dynamics and controls of autonomous or robotic systems; or fluid/structure interactions in aerospace applications.

Candidates in these and related research areas are strongly urged to apply.

Applicants are expected to contribute to the core teaching and research missions in MAE. In particular, successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent, externally-funded, internationally-recognized research program, teach core MAE graduate- and undergraduate-level courses, develop new specialized MAE courses, supervise graduate research and contribute to departmental affairs. 

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Buffalo is the largest and most comprehensive of the SUNY engineering schools. The MAE Department currently has 38 faculty members and is expected to grow to 44 faculty within the next 3-5 years. Our faculty and students have access to world-class experimental and computational facilities and are active in multidisciplinary research initiatives on campus. More details on the MAE Department and its affiliated institutes and centers can be found at www.mae.buffalo.edu.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or in a relevant science or engineering discipline Ph.D. must be conferred prior to appointment. Candidates must apply at ubjobs.buffalo.edu using posting number F1700169. The evaluation process will start on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Staff Positions

There are currently no staff postings. Check back soon for updates.