Job ID: 129555

Assistant or Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering

University of Dayton

  • Sep. 20, 2019
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • University of Dayton
    Dayton, OH
  • Nov. 2, 2019
  • August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics

The University of Dayton Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level specializing in Aerospace Engineering beginning August 16, 2020.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering offers new faculty an opportunity to join a community deeply committed to their success and to education at all levels. It also encourages collaborations in research and teaching within the department and across the university. Additionally, the Dayton area offers unique opportunities for engineering faculty to collaborate with premier researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory located at Wright-Patterson AFB, the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), and/or to engage in city transformative research and teaching.

Minimum Qualifications
All applicants must have completed all requirements for their Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or a related field by July 1, 2020. All applicants must have effective written communication skills and articulated potential for teaching excellence particularly through employing active and experiential learning pedagogies, and demonstrated scholarly research related to aerospace engineering. To qualify as Associate, candidates must meet all previously specified requirements and have a demonstrated successful record of research, teaching, and service. Further information about the University and the Department can be found at:….

Interested persons must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, statement of research, and statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Also, please provide a statement as to how you would promote inclusive excellence through your research, teaching, and service. Other than the cover letter and curriculum vitae, there is a limit of two pages for each of the above items. If the Ph.D. is not completed, the research adviser must include a letter stating that the candidate will complete all requirements by this date. To see a complete list of qualifications and to apply please go to the following url:…

Applications will be accepted through November 2nd, 2019.

The University of Dayton is a top-tier, national, Catholic, research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at

  • Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Contact Information

  • Markus Rumpfkeil, Search Committee Chair

    University of Dayton
    Dayton, OH

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