The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics seeks to fill one or more faculty positions in aerospace systems. Applications are invited in all areas of aerospace systems, particularly those that complement current research activities in the department. These research activities include but are not limited to control system analysis and design; state estimation; multi-sensor fusion; dynamics; and guidance, navigation and control of aircraft, spacecraft and autonomous aerial vehicles. The department has close ties with other departments and on-campus multidisciplinary centers. In addition, the department has access to excellent experimental and computational facilities. Information about the department is available at http://www.aem.umn.edu/
The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of the Department's mission, including teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in aerospace engineering mechanics and aerospace systems; supervision of undergraduate and graduate students; service responsibilities; and developing an independent, externally-funded research program.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a related field by the date of appointment. The intent is to hire at the assistant professor rank. However, exceptional applicants may be considered for appointment at the rank of associate professor with or without tenure. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin fall 2017.
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