The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University invites applications for a tenured/tenure track position at all ranks (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor). Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in Hypersonics. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service at the School, College, and University levels.
This position supports Purdue’s research efforts in hypersonics. All areas related to hypersonics are of interest; these include but are not restricted to: computational combustion, computational hypersonic propulsion, vehicle design, trajectory optimization, design and manufacturing of thermal protection systems, manufacturing high temperature materials for hypersonic structures, system engineering and interdisciplinary topics related to hypersonics. US citizenship is not required to apply for this position; however, many of the externally-funded national defense-related research opportunities in hypersonics require US citizenship and may also require the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD secret clearance.
The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University is consistently recognized as an international leader in the quality of its educational programs, along with the innovation and depth of its graduate research program and its technology and workforce impact on the aerospace industry. With nearly 1100 undergraduate students, 600 graduate students, and 43 faculty members, the School is among the top six programs in the US. Additional information is available at https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE.
The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.
Applications must be submitted electronically via this site https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/22653/ including (1) cover letter, (2) complete curriculum vitae, (3) teaching plan, (4) research plan, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on October 24th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University, the College of Engineering and the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
Purdue University, the College of Engineering and the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.