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Utah State University – Faculty Position Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Overview

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (http://www.mae.usu.edu/) at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related fields. Candidates will be considered at either the assistant or (untenured) associate professor level. The positions are academic year (funded for 9-months). Candidates in all areas of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will be considered. Preference may be given to those with demonstrated expertise in Materials (including applications in solid mechanics and structures), and Aerospace Engineering (including supersonic/hypersonic flows, space controls and dynamics, and space situational awareness). In addition to a clear research focus, successful applicants will also have a strong background in engineering fundamentals and will be expected at a minimum to: 1) develop a significant externally funded research program that includes a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and graduate mentorship, 2) effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and 3) actively participate in assigned department and university duties, and demonstrate leadership in relevant technical societies. Anticipated start date is August 2020. Applications will be reviewed starting October 30, 2019.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a significant externally funded research program that includes a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and graduate mentorship.
  • Effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Actively participate in assigned department and university duties, and demonstrate leadership in relevant technical societies.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor:

  • Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related fields.
  • A strong background in engineering fundamentals.
  • Evidence of emerging research streams with potential for extramural support and publication.

Associate Professor:

  • Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related fields.
  • A strong background in engineering fundamentals.
  • Evidence of established research streams with potential for extramural support and publication.

Preferred Qualifications:

Assistant Professor:

  • Demonstrated expertise in Materials (including applications in solid mechanics and structures), and Aerospace Engineering (including supersonic/hypersonic flows, space controls and dynamics, and space situational awareness)

Associate Professor:

  • Demonstrated expertise in Materials (including applications in solid mechanics and structures), and Aerospace Engineering (including supersonic/hypersonic flows, space controls and dynamics, and space situational awareness)
  • Evidence of teaching and research experiences in the above areas.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) Cover Letter to be typed/pasted during your application under “cover letter”

2) Research Statement to be typed/pasted during your application under “research statement”

3) Resume/CV to be uploaded in the candidate profile

4) Teaching Philosophy to be typed/pasted during your application under “teaching philosophy” 

5) Contact information for at least 3 references to be provided in the candidate profile 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits

https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177104416&Title=Assistant%20or%20Associate%20Professor

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