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Tenure/Tenure-Track position for Aerospace Science and Engineering
University of Miami

Date Posted Sep. 28, 2023
Title Tenure/Tenure-Track position for Aerospace Science and Engineering
University University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL, United States
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering - Industrial & Systems Engineering - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering - Civil and Architectural Engineering
Application Deadline Dec. 15, 2023
Position Start Date Fall 2024
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  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics
    Engineering Physics
    Mechanical Engineering

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Space Science and Engineering 

University of Miami
College of Engineering

Tenure/Tenure-Track position for Aerospace Science and Engineering

Fall 2024

Job Summary

The College of Engineering (CoE) at the University of Miami ( Coral Gables, FL) invites nominations and applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position (open rank) in the general area of space science and engineering. The primary appointment could be in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, the Department of Industrial Engineering, the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, or the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  The University of Miami’s College of Engineering has embarked on university-wide strategic initiatives related to the University’s Roadmap to the Next Century.  The search is open to all areas of space science and engineering. Applications combining advanced modeling techniques and experiments are of particular interest. Some areas of emphasis include but not limited to: aerodynamics, propulsion, flow control, experimental fluid mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, energy transfer process, sustainable energy, system control and dynamics, structure aerodynamics, satellite systems, satellite data interpretation, and space sciences and technologies. The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The successful candidate is expected to be able to contribute to one of the CoE initiatives, the Miami Engineering Autonomous Mobility Initiative (MEAMI) or other relevant areas.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate should have an earned Ph.D. in a relevant engineering or science discipline with demonstrated records or potentials to establish a strong and sustaining research program. The selected candidate will be expected to teach classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Senior faculty will be expected to play a leadership role within his/her department, and to promote interdisciplinary research throughout the University in the field of space science and engineering.


Initial screening of the applications will begin immediately, with hires expected for Fall 2024. But applications will be received until the position is filled with an initial priority date of December 15, 2023.

For full consideration, please upload one single file, max. 5MB with the following;

  • Cover Letter (discussing your expertise and anticipated contributions at the University of Miami)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  •  Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Contact Information for at least three references

If the file size is larger or you need any technical help with uploading the file(s), please contact Ms. Samara Alfonso at

For any additional questions, please feel free to contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Giacomo Po (

  • Additional Information

    The University of Miami is among the top-tier higher education institutions in the U.S., known for its academic excellence and cutting-edge research. It has recently been chosen as one of the newest members of the esteemed Association of American Universities (AAU).  At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through education, research, innovation, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes to make the U a great place to work. Located in the beautiful city of Coral Gables – a picturesque oasis in the heart of Miami-Dade County, with one of the largest and most pivotal coastal areas across the globe.  Miami is now the eighth-largest metro area in the United States and Florida is the third-largest state. Thanks to zero state income taxes, cultural diversity, a tradition of entrepreneurship, and a fine climate, Miami is attracting a massive influx of wealth and talent from around the world. Miami aims to become a leading global technology hub in life sciences, fintech, green technology, digital transformation, and the internet of things.  The College of Engineering faculty has access to state-of-the-art facilities including the Institute for Data Science and Computing and Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science at the University of Miami and significant growth in faculty and graduate students is expected over the years. 

    The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Contact Information

  • Samara Alfonso
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    University of Miami
    1251 Memorial Drive - MAE 206
    Coral Gables, FL 33146
  • 305-284-2405


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