Assistant/Associate Professor (Aerospace Engineering)
United States Naval Academy
Location: Annapolis, Maryland
Required Education: Doctorate/Professional
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: AERO-22-23-1
The Aerospace Engineering Department invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin as early as the summer of 2023. Applications for the rank of Assistant Professor are preferred, but Associate Professor may be considered for candidates who have extensive records of teaching and scholarship in the desired disciplines. The Aerospace Engineering Department is committed to the value of a diverse faculty working as a team in an equitable and inclusive environment. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering. All students in the ABET-accredited Aerospace Engineering program complete introductory courses in aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics before choosing a specialty track in Aeronautics or Astronautics. Aeronautics Track students further choose to concentrate on fixed wing flight or vertical lift flight. This position is for teaching courses primarily in the Aeronautics Track or in the foundational courses taken on both tracks. Candidates should be strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring of a diverse student population; producing high-quality, peer-reviewed research; and service to the institution and their professional communities. For more information about the Aerospace Engineering Department and major, please visit https://www.usna.edu/AeroDept/index.php
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in Aerospace Engineering, with emphasis on courses in aeronautics or aerospace structures. Specific areas of interest are itemized below as part of the preferred qualifications. The usual teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 9 to 12 contact hours per semester with small section sizes (10 to 25 students) and two to three courses per year.
Plan, perform, present, and publish peer-reviewed research.
Provide academic advising and mentoring for students in the Aerospace Engineering major.
Conduct service activities at the department, School of Engineering & Weapons, and institutional level commensurate with experience.
This is a 10-month federal excepted service position. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
For more information and how to apply visit: https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/Tenure-track-Aero-AY23.php
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