UCLA- Tenure Track Position Aerospace Engineering


Open date: October 3rd, 2019
Next review date: Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Jan 5, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


As part of a major expansion, the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA is conducting a search for exceptional faculty candidates in aerospace-related research areas. Aerospace disciplines of interest include, but are not limited to: spacecraft/aircraft design, space/air missions, astronautics/aeronautics, electric and hybrid vehicles, structures, materials, remote sensing, power, propulsion, aerospace science, fluid-structure interactions, guidance/navigation/systems, control systems, and other aerospace-related cyber-physical systems. Applicants are sought at all levels. Our hiring priorities focus on the frontiers of aerospace research and the demonstrated potential for building a strong program of high impact and originality. We are interested in outstanding candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship and to contributing positively to a diverse campus climate.

This position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent in engineering or a closely related discipline at date of hire. Applications are due January 05, 2020. Applications received after this date cannot be considered.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


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Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)