The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri is seeking outstanding applicants for five faculty positions including two (2) tenure track positions at the assistant/associate level in Aerospace Engineering, two (2) tenure track positions at the assistant/associate level in Mechanical Engineering, and a non-tenure-track (NTT) teaching faculty position at the assistant/associate professor rank.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field. Tenure track applicants must have demonstrated excellence in research and provide evidence of the ability to establish a strong, externally funded research program For all positions, successful prior teaching experience is an important consideration. Industrial experience is very desirable but not required.
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research, and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn, and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in the application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in the application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
To apply, go to jobs.mst.edu in ‘academic employment’ (https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/) or click the links below. The specific job reference (JobID) numbers are
Interested candidates should electronically submit their application only through the site using the specific JobID description of the required documents. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. The review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the positions are filled. For questions, please contact the appropriate search chair.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is the largest department on campus, with each program the largest of its kind in Missouri. The department currently has 24 internationally recognized tenured/tenure-track faculty, 8 teaching faculty, 11 staff members, over 150 graduate students (including 80 Ph.D. students), over 1,400 undergraduate students, and over 12,000 living alumni. Further details of the department and the Aerospace Engineering program may be found at: https://mae.mst.edu/.
Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities with over 100 degree programs in 39 disciplines. It was founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi River. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers undergraduate degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities, social sciences, education, and business, with M.S. and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, psychological science, business administration, and technical communication. With nearly 7,400 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility and impactful careers.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the S&T campus, and the greater University of Missouri System value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research, and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn, and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich the missions of teaching and engagement.
Missouri S&T welcomes applicants with dual-career needs and actively works to identify opportunities for a spouse both on campus and in the local region.