Assistant Professor
Utah State University - Logan, UT

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Position Title

Assistant Professor

Position Summary

The DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (MAE) at Utah State University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level. Applicants must have a strong background in engineering fundamentals and must have research background and teaching interests within the broad areas of Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and training in aeronautics, controls, heat transfer, materials, and mechatronics. Utah State University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply, and spousal accommodation may be possible for dual-career couples.


The successful candidates must have the ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, develop an active and significant externally funded research program, and to collaborate synergistically with existing faculty.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have B.S. and earned Ph.D. or Sc.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field. Applicants shall possess effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-doctoral or industrial research experience is desirable.

Work Environment

Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.

Physical Requirements-Nearly Continuously

Sitting Repetitive hand motion(such as typing) Hearing,listening Talking

Physical Requirements-Often

Standing Walking Lifting - up to 10 pounds

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the online application please attach: 1. A cover letter 2. A CV 3. A one-page statement of research interests 4. A one-page statement of teaching interests 5. A list of four professional references with detailed contact information. It is recommended that you have all required documents ready to attach before you click on the "apply for" link. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae References Research Statement Teaching Philosophy

Optional Applicant Documents

Optional document 1 Optional document 2

Review Date


Position Close Date

Open Until Filled


Competitive subject to experience and qualifications, plus excellent benefits

Percent of Time or Hours per Week

100% FTE


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