Aerospace Systems
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL

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Tenure track faculty positions in the area of Aerospace Systems, with particular emphasis on computational modeling and simulation of phenomena relevant to fixed wing aircraft. Applicants for the positions at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor will be considered, although exceptional candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. Successful applicants are expected to: develop a strong externally funded research program, demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students, collaborate with current faculty members, and provide service to the profession, university, college and department.

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The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at The University of Alabama invites applications for three tenure track faculty positions in the area of Aerospace Systems, with particular emphasis on computational modeling and simulation of phenomena relevant to fixed wing aircraft. Applicants for the positions at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor will be considered, although exceptional candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. Successful applicants are expected to: develop a strong externally funded research program, demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students, collaborate with current faculty members, and provide service to the profession, university, college and department.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate degree in aerospace engineering or a closely related field. Applicants are to submit: a letter of application including contact information for at least three professional references, a detailed CV, a statement of teaching interests, and a statement of research interests (with clearly stated plans for securing external funding). All application materials must be submitted via The University of Alabama’s employment website (https://facultyjobs.ua.edu). Successful candidates will begin employment in 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. John Baker, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Box 870280, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0280 or sent by e-mail to john.baker@eng.ua.edu.

With 14 faculty members, the department currently enrolls approximately 190 undergraduate students in the BS program and 60 graduate students in the MS and PhD programs. The University of Alabama is located on a beautiful 1,168 acre residential campus in Tuscaloosa, a dynamic and resilient community of over 150,000. The area offers excellent climate and abundant outdoor recreation. The Tuscaloosa community provides rich cultural, educational, and athletic activities for a broad range of lifestyles. More information can be found at www.ua.edu and www.ci.tuscaloosa.al.us. With technology-oriented government/industrial research centers (including the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center) in north Alabama and a growing aviation industrial sector (including Airbus aircraft manufacturing and engineering centers) in south Alabama, The University of Alabama is centrally located in Alabama’s north-south aerospace corridor.

Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, Title IX, Section 504, ADA employer. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience level.

Additional Position Information:

UA EEO Statement
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Search Initiation Date:
02/19/2013

Expected Starting Date:
08/16/2013

Application Deadline:
05/31/2013

Open Until Filled
No

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The University of Alabama (UA) is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, and the flagship of the University of...