Job ID: 138227

Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions

University of South Carolina

  • Feb. 11, 2020
  • Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 16, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics

The Aerospace Engineering Program within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) in Columbia is seeking qualified applicants for 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 1 NAE member, 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.

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. Preferred qualification: While preference will be given to applicants with experience relevant to the stated research themes, exceptional applicants in any area of aerospace and/or mechanical engineering will be considered.

Review of applications will begin by March 31, 2020 and will continue until positions are filled. Interested applicants must apply via with the following information: (1) a letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise description of research plans, (4) a teaching plan, and (5) names and contact information of 3-5 reference.
Questions about the departmental search may be directed to:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jamil A. Khan, Professor and Chair; Phone: 803-777-1578

  • The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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Contact Information

  • Jamil Khan
    Mechanical Engineering
    300 Main Street
    Room A224
    Columbia, SC 29208
  • 8039844764
  • 803-777-0106

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