ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING – The Aerospace Engineering Department within the College of Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA invite applications for a full-time, academic year tenure-track faculty appointment in the area of aerospace engineering, at a rank and salary commensurate with the applicant’s background and experience (assistant or associate professor level). The anticipated start date is September 12, 2019.
The College of Engineering at Cal Poly is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and applied research. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration.
Duties include teaching coursework in Aerospace Engineering, building a collaborative research program in the area of Satellite Communication and Power systems, and service to the departments, university, and community. Desired areas of expertise include satellite electronics systems with a special interest in the CubeSat form factor and UAV Communication systems. It is expected that the successful candidate will create a strong, hands-on research program working with undergraduate and graduate students.
An earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering or related discipline is required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication in the area of Satellite Communications. The department is seeking candidates who have an interdisciplinary mindset and who work well in a highly collaborative environment. Demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language is required.
To apply, please complete online application at WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG using Requisition #105099. Interested candidates must attach the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research as it relates to undergraduate and graduate student projects, and teaching philosophy, along with contact information for 3 references to which we may call or email. The successful applicant will be required to provide 3 letters of recommendation and official transcripts confirming highest degree. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please call (805) 756-6345 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.