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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor


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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by submitting a cover letter, current CV, research vision, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. The review process will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional information about the department may be found at: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/aero/

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Posting Number P1018F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level. Areas of immediate interest include flight dynamics & control; orbital mechanics and space sciences; remote sensing; guidance, navigation and control; aerospace design and manufacturing; aerospace systems; unmanned aerial systems; and experimental fluid dynamics. Candidates with strong backgrounds in other areas relevant to aerospace engineering are also welcome to apply and will be fully considered as part of the current search.

Senior level candidates with a strong interest in providing mentorship and leadership to a young, enthusiastic and rapidly growing department are particularly encouraged to apply. Senior level candidates are also eligible for a Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professorship. All candidates will be expected to fully contribute to the department’s mission through the development of a strong, nationally recognized, funded research program, teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and professional service. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of scholarship, a creative vision for research, an active interest in engineering education and strong communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering or a closely related field.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates will be expected to fully contribute to the department’s mission in teaching, research, and service, including the development of a strong, nationally recognized, funded research program

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by submitting a cover letter, current CV, research vision, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

The review process will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional information about the department may be found at: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/aero/

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Website
    • Public Job Posting (AU faculty positions site)
    • Academic Conference
    • Agency Referral
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Veterans Assistance Services (Veteran Job Boards, Military Base Services, State Vet Rep, etc.)
    • Disability Assistance Services (Disability Job Boards, ABLE Network, Voc-Rehab referral, etc.)
    • Other
  2. * Please enter the specifics for the option you selected above:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Ph D?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Will you have your PhD by the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please indicate your area of expertise in Engineering.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Other Documentation