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Teaching Professor in Aerospace Engineering (Open Rank)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illinois, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Oct 14, 2022
Teaching Professor in Aerospace Engineering (Open Rank)
Department of Aerospace Engineering
The Grainger College of Engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the position of Teaching Professor (open-rank, full-time). Successful candidates will join the department's thriving community of faculty during a period of significant enrollment growth and will make an impact on aerospace engineering education by teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, by leading course and curriculum development, by interacting with students through academic advising, and by conducting funded research. The department has a particular need for candidates who could teach courses that place a strong emphasis on the use of either computational or laboratory methods and that have a significant design component. Candidates will have opportunities to interact with a campus-wide community of teachers and engineering education researchers, supported by institutions that include the Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education (AE3), the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL), the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Institute, and the College of Education. Within AE3, the Teaching Professional Program (TPro2) specifically supports teaching faculty in the Grainger College of Engineering. Teaching faculty have voting rights in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and are encouraged to exert independence and leadership in their courses, the department, and the college.

Please visit to view the complete position announcement and application instructions. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 16, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered until the positions are filled.

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

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