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Multiple Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Auburn University

  • Sep. 20, 2017
  • Multiple Tenure Track Faculty Positions
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Auburn University
    Auburn, AL
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Flexible, Fall 2018
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Endowed/Distinguished Professor
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
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The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level. Areas of immediate interest include flight dynamics & control; orbital mechanics and space sciences; remote sensing; guidance, navigation and control; aerospace design and manufacturing; aerospace systems; unmanned aerial systems; and experimental fluid dynamics. Candidates with strong backgrounds in other areas relevant to aerospace engineering are also welcome to apply and will be fully considered as part of the current search.

Senior level candidates with a strong interest in providing mentorship and leadership to a young, enthusiastic and rapidly growing department are particularly encouraged to apply. Senior level candidates are also eligible for a Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professorship. All candidates will be expected to fully contribute to the department’s mission through the development of a strong, nationally recognized, funded research program, teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and 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. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering or a closely related field.

Candidates can login and submit a cover letter, CV, research vision, teaching philosophy, and three references at: Cover letters may be addressed to: Dr. Brian Thurow, Search Committee Chair, 211 Davis Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849. To ensure full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply before December 1, 2017 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. Additional information about the department may be found at:

Established in 1856, Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier comprehensive land, sea, and space grant institutions with a dynamic 150 year history of strong commitment to instruction, research, and outreach. Auburn University is located in the family friendly town of Auburn, Alabama, with a population of 50,000, a renowned school system and nationally recognized medical center. Auburn is located approximately 50 miles from Montgomery, the capital of Alabama, and 100 miles from Atlanta, Georgia, geographically providing a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities. In the 2016 edition of the U.S. News and World Report ratings of America’s Best Colleges, it was ranked 46th among public universities. The University’s main campus enrollment is over 27,000 students, including approximately 22,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students. There are over 1,200 full-time instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools, with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs.

  • In support of our strategic plan, Auburn University will maintain its strong commitment to diversity with standards to help ensure faculty, staff, and student diversity through recruitment and retention efforts.

    Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer

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  • Brian Thurow
    Aerospace Engineering
    Auburn University
    211 Davis Hall
    Auburn, AL 36849
  • 3348446827


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