Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Aerospace Engineering

University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering
Kansas, United States
Commensurate with experience
Sep 12, 2018
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering Department invites on-line applications for a tenure track/tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Aerospace Engineering Department is seeking to expand in the area of space systems, to include small satellites, space robotics, and related sub-specialties (GNC, structures, and propulsion) to supplement our existing strength in suborbital remote sensing and precision orbit determination. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience and a continuing interest in the design of small satellites.

Applications are sought from candidates with earned doctorates in Aerospace Engineering or closely related fields by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be results-oriented, have a record of superior scholarship, have a promising vision for externally funded research, have experience in externally funded research commensurate with the rank of appointment, develop or maintain an externally funded research program, and teach high quality courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research productivity at KU is evaluated with respect to publications in respected academic journals as well as success in acquiring external research grants, and financially supporting and mentoring PhD and MS students.

Review of complete applications will begin on January 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start date of the appointment, August 18, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.

For additional information or to apply, go to Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, three references, a statement of research interests and future plans, and a statement of teaching interests and future plans including efforts to diversify the field of engineering.

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