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Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering
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University of Cincinnati | Cincinnati, OH
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College of Engineering & Applied Science


The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Cincinnati announces a search for for five (5) new faculty members at the Assistant Professor level.  These are full-time tenure-track positions with teaching and research duties in the candidate’s area of expertise as defined in their CV and vision statements.
The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of over 44,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges.  Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906, and is required for all engineering undergraduates.  It allows students to integrate theory and practice.


The Greater Cincinnati area is the headquarters for 9 Fortune 500 companies, as well as home to GE Aviation, the maker of jet engines used worldwide.  As such, Cincinnati is doing well economically, and is exciting from a cultural aspect.


Candidates applying for this position must hold a doctorate degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field. Candidates are sought with research expertise in Space Exploration, UAVs, Aircraft Structures, Hybrid Electric Propulsion, Modeling and Simulation (in one of several target areas LES for combustion, air traffic management, and additive manufacturing exploitation) or other related area. The successful candidate is expected to independently develop a strong funded research program collaborate with existing faculty, supervise graduate research, publish in archival journals, and teach and develop graduate and undergraduate courses in the Aerospace Engineering curriculum.  Evidence of strong qualifications will include a record of quality publications including the PhD dissertation, a well thought out research plan and a statement of teaching philosophy that highlight a commitment to excellence and builds on previous accomplishments.  These hires are part of a college-wide initiative to hire at least 50 new faculty in 5 years and are in addition to a chaired position in space exploration in the department.  We are also committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.


Candidates must submit the following documents with the application:
- Vision statement on research and teaching experience and philosophy;
- Resume/CV.


The name, email and phone number of three references will need to be sent upon request.  All positions would have an expected start date of August 15, 2016.  The review of applications will be on a rolling basis, and will start on December 1, 2016.  The review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.  The chair of the search committee is Mark G. Turner, who can be reached at mark.turner@uc.edu.


The website for the Department of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics describes the department in detail and can be found here: http://ceas.uc.edu/aerospace.html.


The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ M/F/Vet/Disabled.  


Req#  7605