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Job ID: 190007

Research Faculty I OPS
Florida State University

Date Posted Jul. 14, 2022
Title Research Faculty I OPS
University Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL, United States
Department Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Research Professor
    Research Scientist/Associate
  • Mechanical Engineering

Research Faculty Positions at the Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion

Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion (FCAAP) at FAMU-FSU College of Engineering seeks up to two outstanding individuals for research faculty position. FCAAP houses low- and high-speed (Polysonic) wind tunnels, jet facilities, advanced flow diagnostics, and high-performance computational resources. FCAAP has a collaborative and collegial work environment and a strong dedication to diversity and excellence in research and education.

Exceptional candidates with interests in experimental aerodynamics and flow diagnostics will be considered. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, cavity flows, shock-boundary layer interactions, flow control, Particle Image Velocimetry, Pressure Sensitive Paints and other laser-based diagnostics. The candidates will be expected to work on individual projects as well as participate in group projects.

The successful candidates must be professionally trained in aerospace or mechanical engineering and hold a Ph.D. from an accredited institution at the time of employment. The candidates must demonstrate his/her research experience through published papers and research citations. Any experience with proposal writing will be an added advantage. The successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Application submission should include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, statement of research and/or goals, statement on diversity, equity and inclusion, transcripts, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

A review of applications will begin on August 1, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Rajan Kumar, Director FCAAP at

  • Florida A&M University and Florida State University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers that encourage applications from minorities and women, and comply with the American Disabilities Act. Both are public records agencies pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.

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Contact Information

  • Rajan Kumar
    FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
    2003 Levy Avenue
    104 AME Building
    Tallahassee, FL 32310


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