The Department of Astronautical Engineering (https://astronautics.usc.edu) in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (http://viterbischool.usc.edu) seeks outstanding candidates for a Professor of Engineering Practice faculty position in the area of Astronautics. This is a full-time, non-tenured, benefits-eligible faculty position. The Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, persons from underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
As this position is primarily for teaching, all candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching. The ideal candidate would have the experience and knowledge necessary to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of science and engineering of human spaceflight, including operations of human space systems.
Applications must include a cover letter,Â a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and names of at least three professional/teaching references. Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.
To receive full consideration, applicants should apply on-line by March 1, 2020. Applications received after this deadline may not be considered. This position is for appointment starting on or after August 16, 2020.
For more information please contact the chair of the Department of Astronautical Engineering, Prof. Dan Erwin, email@example.com.
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier of engineering schools in the world. It counts 185 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research center), and the Department of Homeland Securityâs first University Center of Excellent, CREATE. The school is affiliated with Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $185 mission annually.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
Internal Number: REQ20081833
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