Job Description Summary
The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for multiple open rank tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor). Applications are invited in all areas related to aerospace engineering. Candidates are especially encouraged to apply with expertise in: flight mechanics, controls and design; aerodynamics and propulsion; and space systems and hardware. Candidates will be expected to fully contribute to the department’s mission through (i) the development of a strong, nationally recognized, funded research program, (ii) teaching aerospace engineering related courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and (iii) professional service. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of scholarship, a creative vision for research, an active interest in engineering education, and strong communication skills. For applications at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, an emphasis will be placed on the strength and caliber of the candidate’s existing research program and the candidate’s ability and desire to provide mentorship and leadership to junior faculty members in a rapidly growing department. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in aerospace, mechanical, electrical engineering, or a closely related field at the time of employment.
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in aerospace, mechanical, electrical engineering, or a closely related field at the time of employment.The selected candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The selected candidate must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should log in and submit a cover letter, CV, research vision, teaching philosophy, statement on diversity, equity and inclusion, and three references at https://www.auemployment.com/postings/38287. Cover letters may be addressed to: Dr. Brian Thurow, Search Committee Chair, 211 Davis Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849. To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply before August 1, 2023 although applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment begins and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.