The Aerospace Engineering Department within the College of Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA invites applicants with an earned Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, or closely-related field, to apply for a full-time, academic-year tenuretrack faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor Rank. The projected start date is September 12, 2019.
The College of Engineering at Cal Poly is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and applied research. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration . Duties include teaching Aerospace Engineering courses; building a vibrant and innovative research program; and supporting and developing students into engineers ready to thrive in the modern aerospace industry. This position is open to candidates with experience in all areas of aerospace engineering—including aeronautics, astronautics, and advanced technologies. Candidates with research or private industry experience are encouraged to apply.
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited institution or international equivalent is required for appointment. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) will be considered, but must provide proof that the doctorate was completed prior to the start of appointment.
Professional Qualifications: The department seeks candidates who have an interdisciplinary mindset and who work well in a highly collaborative environment. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity; have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction; and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication. Demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language is required.
Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated excellence in university level teaching and research (commensurate with time since degree), experience with laboratory-based instruction, industrial experience, and willingness to teach in multiple areas of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The candidate is expected to be driven with a passion for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as be engaged in scholarship. Candidates with private industry or research experience are encouraged to apply.
To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete a required online Cal Poly faculty application, apply to requisition #105136. Interested candidates must attach (1) a cover letter, (2) resume/curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research, as it relates to undergraduate and graduate student projects, and (4) teaching philosophy. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit any materials you are not able to attach online to: Kendra Bubert, Aerospace Engineering Department, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 or email email@example.com.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EEO.
Internal Number: Requisition 105136
About California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo
Cal poly's Aerospace Engineering Department offers Bachelor's degrees in Aerospace Engineering with concentrations in Aeronautics and Astronautics. Cal Poly emphasizes Learn by Doing which involves extensive lab work and projects in support of theoretical knowledge. The Aerospace Engineering Department maintains an array of modern laboratory facilities and specialized labs for instruction and faculty support. The Aerospace Engineering curriculum culminates with a award winning senior design sequence. Aviation Week ranks Cal Poly as a top "go-to" school for aerospace industry employment. For further information about the department, see www.AERO@calpoly.edu.