Job ID: 132885

Professor (all ranks) in Aerospace Engineering

Arizona State University

  • Nov. 4, 2019
  • Professor (all ranks) in Aerospace Engineering
  • N/A
  • Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics

Professor (all ranks) in Aerospace Engineering

The School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in all areas of Aerospace Engineering. The appointment will be at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate's experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2020. Although appointments may be in any of Fulton Engineering's six schools, the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy is currently most involved in areas relevant to aerospace engineering.

Specific areas of expertise and interest include, but are not limited to, fluid dynamics, structural dynamics, guidance and control, modeling, simulation, analysis and design, and other areas relevant to contemporary challenges and opportunities in aerospace systems. Higher priority will be given to the overall originality, creativity, and promise of the candidate's relevant work rather than to particular sub-areas of specialization.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and will leverage investments by the university in promoting interdisciplinary teaching and research. These investments include, among others, major on-campus research initiatives such as the NewSpace Initiative, the Flexible Electronics and Display Center, the Biodesign Institute, LightWorks, Decision Theater, the Global Security Initiative, and others.

Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, foster and contribute to inclusive work environment, and undertake service activities within the university, in the professional community, and at the national level.

Required qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or a closely field related to the stated research and teaching focus areas of this position by the time of appointment ;
Evidence of excellence in research, as appropriate to the candidate's rank; and
Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate's rank

Desired qualifications:
Commitment to innovation in research and teaching
Transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching
Commitment to collaborative teaming

Application deadline is December 16, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit and select "apply now" next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement
Teaching Statement
Diversity Statement*
Contact information for three references

*The ASU Charter states, "ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves." The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter.

For more information or questions about these positions, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Werner Dahm, at

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See and

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