The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is currently seeking applications for two tenure track faculty positions in the area of Hypersonics. These positions are part of the long-term growth plans for the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), and we are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The positions are open at all levels, with emphasis on applicants at the Assistant Professor level. We are interested in candidates with original and promising research within the broad area of hypersonics including not only foundational areas such as high-speed and high-temperature fluid dynamics, associated chemical reactions, and thermal/structural response; also more applied areas such as atmospheric entry, ablation, propulsion, and control of hypersonic vehicles within the atmosphere.
The positions will likely be rostered in Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences although appointments in other CEAS departments are possible. Candidates must have an earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences currently has 52 faculty, 800 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. For more information please visit: http://www.colorado.edu/aerospace/ and http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/.
Candidates will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, contribute professional service, and develop vigorous, externally funded research programs in their technical areas. Candidates whose expertise cuts across engineering and related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should describe their plans to develop a recognized research program based on scholarly work in their particular field, their ideas for interdisciplinary collaboration, their experience and interests in teaching undergraduates and graduates, and their future plans for inspiring diverse students to conduct research.
The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at email@example.com. The University of Colorado Boulder is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.
Applicants must submit their applications on-line at CU Boulder Jobs (https://www.colorado.edu/jobs/), job posting number 12870. Submit a PDF file containing a cover letter stating your research areas (1-pg), names and contact information for 3 to 5 references, curriculum vita, and a statement describing your goals related to teaching and a statement describing your goals related to research (2-3 pg).
The position will remain open until filled, though for full consideration applications should be received by November 15, 2018.
Internal Number: 12870
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The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
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