Assistant/Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
|Tenure Track Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering - Aeronautics
|August 22, 2011 (Fall 2011 semester)
|Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and academic rank
- A Ph.D. degree, by the time of appointment, in Aerospace Engineering, Astronautics, or a closely related discipline, with a specialization in the area of Astrodynamics; Aerospace System Design; or Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C).
- Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching at the university/college level, including both undergraduate and graduate courses.
- Evidence of potential for successful research, or record of strong research commensurate with professional level, in astronautics and space transportation related fields.
- Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university/college level. Experience in teaching courses in the areas of Astrodynamics, Stability and Control, or GN&C of Aerospace Vehicles.
Demonstrated ability and accomplishment in the development of research programs in the astronautics and space transportation related fields.
Demonstrated ability to supervise student projects, develop programs and curriculum, supervise students’ theses, and actively participate in academic governance.
- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in or related to Astrodynamics; GN&C of Aerospace Vehicles, Aerospace System Design, as well as undergraduate fundamental courses in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
- Develop curriculum
- Supervise graduate student projects and theses.
- Develop a research program which complements and enhances ongoing multi-disciplinary research activities in space transportation related fields and leads to publication and external funding.
- Provide service to department, college, university, and community.
Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled). Review of applications to begin January 15, 2011.
- Letter of application, which addresses the minimum desired/preferred qualifications mentioned above.
- Curriculum vita (including current e-mail address).
- Names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references.
- Finalists will be required to provide at least three recent letters of recommendation, original transcript from institution awarding highest degree, evidence of successful teaching (examples: syllabi, student evaluations, course handouts) and a statement of teaching, research, and professional goals.
Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
Chair, Astronautics Search Committee
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
California State University Long Beach; 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840-8305
E-mail submissions/inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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