ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING - The Aerospace Engineering Departments within the College of Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA invite applications for a full-time, academic year tenure-track faculty appointment in the area of aerospace engineering, at a rank and salary commensurate with the applicant's background and experience (assistant or associate professor level). The anticipated 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 coursework in Aerospace Engineering, building a collaborative research program in the area of Satellite Communication and Power systems, and service to the departments, university, and community. Desired areas of expertise include satellite electronics systems with a special interest in the CubeSat form factor and UAV Communication systems. It is expected that the successful candidate will create a strong, hands-on research program working with undergraduate and graduate students.
An earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering or related discipline is required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication in the area of Satellite Communications and Power Systems. The department is seeking candidates who have an interdisciplinary mindset and who work well in a highly collaborative environment. Demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language is required.
Candidates who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, and who have international experience or the desire to cultivate international links, are preferred. Candidates with private industry or research experience are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please complete online application at WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG using Requisition #105099. Interested candidates must attach the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research as it relates to undergraduate and graduate student projects, and teaching philosophy, along with contact information for 3 references to which we may call or email. The successful applicant will be required to provide 3 letters of recommendation and official transcripts confirming highest degree. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please call (805) 756-6345 or email: email@example.com.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking
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Internal Number: 105099
About California Polytechnic University
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.