Chair, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico

UNM School of Engineering

Deadline: April 15, 2024

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico invites applications for the position of Department Chair. We are seeking a dynamic, innovative, and visionary leader who can guide the department to a higher level of excellence. The successful candidate is expected to develop and implement a strategic vision for the department that fosters innovation and growth in both research and education, aligning with the plans of School and University. The Chair will be required to lead the department with transparency, collegiality, and a dedicated commitment to diversity.

Why New Mexico? You are welcome here
The University of New Mexico is the only Carnegie-classified R1 university in the state and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. New Mexico is a majority minority state with a long and rich cultural heritage that prioritizes advancement, equity and accessibility. In the 2023 legislative session, key bills passed included establishing the Native American Voting Rights Act and expanding protections offered under the Human Rights Act. The legislature also affirmed that all New Mexicans have protected access to reproductive and gender-affirming care. The Land of Enchantment continues to welcome all who wish to call it home.