Job ID: 167937

Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty

University of South Carolina

  • Sep. 23, 2021
  • Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics

College of Engineering and Computing
Aerospace Engineering Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Open to all ranks

The Aerospace Engineering Program within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) in Columbia is seeking qualified applicants for Tenured and Tenure-Track faculty positions at all levels.

Applicants at the Assistant level must possess a Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering or a closely related field by the start date of employment, with potential for excellence in research and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants at the Associate Professor or full Professor level must also have academic and/or industry experience consistent with academic policy, a demonstrated record of outstanding research accomplishments and teaching, and a strong vision for aerospace engineering education."

UofSC is designated as a "high research and high service activity" university by the Carnegie Foundation. The department has six endowed chairs, 34 full-time faculty, with undergraduate enrollment of over 900 students, graduate enrollment of over 175 students, and over $10.8 million in research expenditures last year. The State of South Carolina is in the center of a rapidly growing Aerospace Industry in the South East region of the US. UofSC offers the first and only Aerospace BS program in the State of South Carolina, in addition to offering Minor, and Graduate degree programs in Aerospace Engineering.

Review of applications will begin by January 15, 2022 and will continue until positions are filled. Interested applicants should apply online at with: (1) a cover letter indicating the main area of research, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise description of research plans, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy , and (5) names & contact information of 3-5 references.

Questions about the departmental search may be directed to:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. Sang Hee Won, Program Director

  • The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetics, sexual orientation or veteran status. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. UofSC is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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Contact Information

  • Sang Hee Won
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of South Carolina
    300 Main Street
    Columbia, SC 29208

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