Open Rank Faculty in Aerospace Engineering

  • Professor
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics

North Carolina State University (NC State) invites applications and nominations for one or more tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE). Appointments will be targeted at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels, however applications from exceptional candidates at Full Professor rank will also be considered.

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other closely related fields, before the start date of the position. The search is for all areas of aerospace engineering including, but not limited to: space flight, atmospheric flight, propulsion, aerospace vehicle design, flight dynamics and control, unmanned/autonomous aerospace systems, advanced structures, aerodynamics and aeroacoustics.

Successful applicants should demonstrate interest and capabilities for developing active, internationally visible, externally sponsored research programs. The candidates should demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The expected start date is as early as Spring 2021. Applications received before September 1 will be given priority review.

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