College/Division: College of Engineering and Computing
Department: CEC Mechanical Engineering
Advertised Job Summary:
The Aerospace Engineering Program within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) in Columbia is seeking qualified applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels.
UofSC is designated as a “high research and high service activity” university by the Carnegie Foundation. The department has 6 endowed chairs, 34 full-time faculty, undergraduate enrollment of over 900 students, graduate enrollment of over 175 students, and over $10.8 million in research expenditures last year.
South Carolina is in the Center of a rapidly growing Aerospace Industry in the Southeastern United States. As of 2018, UofSC offered the first Aerospace BS program in the state in addition to its Minor and Graduate degree programs in Aerospace Engineering.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field by the start date of employment, a demonstrated record of research accomplishments, and an outstanding capacity for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Successful candidates will be expected to develop internationally recognized, externally funded research programs in cutting edge areas of aerospace engineering, including but not limited to, Aerodynamics for both high and low speed applications, Flight Mechanics/Control, Aircraft Design, Propulsion by both traditional and novel technologies.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 78203
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.