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Faculty Position in Design, Materials, & Manufacturing

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position (assistant/associate) in the area of design, materials, and manufacturing, effective August 2024. Specifically, we seek candidates with an interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for data-driven materials design and manufacturing. The candidate will have expertise in AI/ML techniques for topics including but not limited to digital twins; microstructure design; materials informatics; structural design; functional materials design; process-property-structure relationships. This position will fill a research teaming need that exists in the department’s manufacturing initiative, which will significantly enhance the pursuit of large-scale research programs in this area. It also will provide expertise in AI/ML-driven engineering to support the development of new engineering courses. We seek candidates motivated to contribute to a collegial, interdisciplinary community with a strong tradition of both fundamental and applied research. more

Program Support Technician

Program Support Technician provides administrative and program support for faculty and graduate students in Mechanical Engineering, to include purchasing, travel arrangements and reimbursements, financial management, sponsored project administration, and other general administrative duties. This position teams with similar program support technicians providing support to other groups, provides backup and assistance to other team members, and participates in an active training and professional development program. more