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Professor (all ranks) in Experimental Fluid Dynamics
Arizona State University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2019
Title Professor (all ranks) in Experimental Fluid Dynamics
University Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Engineering - Other

Professor (all ranks) in Experimental Fluid Dynamics

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy seek applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in mechanical and aerospace engineering with emphasis in experimental fluid dynamics. The appointment will be at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate's experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2020. Although appointments may be in any of Fulton Engineering's six schools, the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy is currently most involved in fluid dynamics research.

Specific areas of expertise and interest include but are not limited to experimental techniques for turbulent flows, multiphase flows, biological flows, micro-fluidic flows, atmospheric fluid dynamics, and AI-enabled fluid experimentation and flow control. Applicants who develop novel experimental techniques and/or apply experimental methods to study flows in the above mentioned or related areas are encouraged to apply. Research in the areas of facility with numerical methods/or analytical techniques that contribute to the development of advanced methods or enable collaboration with experts in those fields will be considered favorably.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and will leverage investments by the university in promoting interdisciplinary teaching and research. These investments include, among others, collaborations with the ASU Space Technology and Science (NewSpace) Initiative (, the Biodesign Institute (, LightWorks (, Decision Theater Network (, the Global Security Initiative (, in addition to others.

Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, foster and contribute to an inclusive work environment, and undertake service activities.

Required qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent in mechanical or aerospace engineering or a field closely related to the stated research and teaching focus of this position by the time of appointment;
Evidence of excellence in research, as appropriate to the candidate's rank; and
Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate's rank

Desired qualifications:
Commitment to trans-disciplinary teaming;

Application deadline is December 30, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit and select "apply now" next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement
Teaching Statement
Diversity Statement*
Contact information for three references

*The ASU Charter states, "ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves." The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter.

For more information or questions about this position, please contact the search committee co-chairs, Professor Ronald Adrian at, or Professor Marcus Herrmann, at

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See and

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


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