Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
Posted until filled, with review of applicants to begin December 15, 2016
Full Time/Part Time
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly the University of Missouri - Rolla) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the general area of space systems. Research areas of particular interest include small/nano/cube satellites, spacecraft design, avionics, sensors, propulsion, launch vehicles, plasma modeling, controls and orbital debris.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or closely related fields. This opening is anticipated to be filled at the Assistant Professor level, although qualified applicants will be considered for appointment to a higher level. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to establish and grow a strong research program and will participate in all aspects of the Department's mission, which includes research, teaching and service.
The department currently has 40 full-time faculty members, over 800 undergraduate and approximately 200 graduate students. The Department offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The Department seeks to significantly increase the national visibility of its research and graduate program while maintaining its high standards of teaching. Details regarding the department can be found at http://mae.mst.edu/. In addition, details of research centers on campus can be found at http://www.mst.edu/research/.
Candidates should include the following with their letter of application: current curriculum vitae, statement of research plans including areas of potential collaboration with other faculty, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. All application materials must be electronically submitted to the Missouri University of Science and Technology's Human Resource Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used for email attachments include PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted. All application materials must have the position reference number (00030939) in order to be processed.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
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