Tenure-track Faculty Position in Aerospace Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. We seek an individual who will strengthen our aerospace engineering research and educational programs. Applicants from all areas of aerospace engineering are welcome; of particular interest are applicants with expertise in aerodynamics, structures and/or system optimization, who are applying this expertise to design the next generation of aerospace vehicles. Preference will be given to applicants who have synergies with existing faculty.

Applicants are expected to have a doctorate in aerospace engineering or a closely related field from an accredited university by the time of employment. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a strong publication record, recruit and supervise graduate students, teach core undergraduate and graduate aerospace courses, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty and engage in service to the university and to the aerospace engineering profession. Information about the department can be found at: http://mae.eng.uci.edu/.

Applications should include a cover letter; a description of research and teaching interests, including ability to contribute to the aerospace program; a curriculum vitae; a statement describing commitment to diversity; and the names and contact information of at least four references. References will not be contacted until a later stage of consideration, after consultation with the candidate.

Applications received by January 15, 2018 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04418.  

The University of California, Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top-10 public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.