The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
at the University of Washington (A&A) invites applications for
a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position with
a nine-month service period, with an anticipated start date of
September 1, 2023.
Candidates are being considered for cluster hires within the
College of Engineering in the area of space systems and
infrastructure networks (SSI-NET). For this particular hire within
the SSI-NET cluster, the primary appointment and teaching
responsibilities will be in Aeronautics & Astronautics.
A&A offers an innovative, collaborative and inclusive
environment in which our faculty and students work on impactful
solutions to current and future challenges in aerospace
engineering. The department is also integral to the unique and
vibrant aerospace ecosystem in the Seattle area.
Our faculty members embrace a culture of excellence and inclusion,
are committed to graduate and undergraduate education, and develop
innovative research programs. Particular research areas of interest
include all aspects of SSI-NET, including, but not limited to,
space robotics, on-orbit manufacturing, learning and autonomy,
remote sensing and spaceborne imaging, novel space structures,
smart habitats, and space constellations. Candidates will be
expected to complement existing A&A research areas and across
campus, and to assume a leadership position in aerospace-related
A&A is committed to excellence in research and teaching. The
successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous and
innovative externally-funded research program, to provide
high-quality teaching that integrates research with instruction at
both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to participate in
We look forward to learning how the applicant's experience or
future plans for teaching, research, and service would support our
commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse
faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women,
underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and
covered veterans. The University is a first-round awardee of the
National Science Foundation's ADVANCE Institutional Transformation
Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science,
engineering, and math. The College of Engineering has consistently
had one of the highest percentages of women faculty in the top 50
colleges of engineering (US News and World Report Undergraduate
Rankings). The University's Office for Faculty Advancement promotes
the hiring, retention, and success of a diverse and inclusive
faculty at the University of Washington.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research,
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in an
appropriate engineering or related discipline by the date of
The position will be open until filled; in the meantime, for full
consideration your application should be submitted by Jan 3, 2023.
The anticipated start date for this position is September 1,
The University is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this
search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account
and can send all application materials, including confidential
letters of recommendation, free of charge.
To apply, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/112112
Please provide pdf files for the following requested
o Cover letter indicating interest and fit with the position.
o A current curriculum vitae.
o Three letters of reference.
o A research statement that includes the candidate's vision for
their research for the next 5 years and the potential for research
collaboration, entrepreneurship and aerospace impact.
o A statement of teaching and education interests, and/or
philosophy that includes plans to effectively develop and deliver
educational materials, attract and mentor graduate students, and
engage the broader community.
o A statement of diversity/equity/inclusion reflecting how the
candidate's lived experiences of issues related to diversity,
equity and inclusion and the candidate's approach to research,
education and/or service contribute to positive social change and
are inclusive of individuals with different gender, class, race,
ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries,
national origin, worldview, ability, and other identities.
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