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The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position. We are primarily focused on hires at the Assistant or Associate professorial ranks, although individuals at senior ranks with exceptional credentials may be considered. Particular areas of interest in the Aeronautics and Astronautics fields include guidance, navigation, and control systems, fluid mechanics, propulsion, structures, and space systems. The area of plasma physics is of interest as well. Candidates with research interests in other, emerging areas related to aerospace engineering are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must have earned a PhD or foreign equivalent in an appropriate engineering or related discipline by the date of appointment.
The Department is committed to excellence in research and teaching, with the expectation that all University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous and innovative externally-funded research program, provide high-quality teaching that integrates research with instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in service activities. He/she will complement our existing research strengths, interact with various research groups within the Department, and provide a bridge between Aeronautics & Astronautics and other disciplines.
Applications should include a letter of application, a CV with a list of publications, concise statements of research and teaching interests and program-development goals, and the names and contact information of five professional references. The research statement should include current and potential interdisciplinary aspects of the applicant’s work. All application materials must be submitted via our faculty search website:
The position will be open until filled, but we expect interviews to begin in February 2014. For any administrative issues related to this search, please contact the A&A Department Search Committee, at email@example.com.
The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics is one of the original aerospace engineering departments in the nation, and the only one of its type in the Pacific Northwest, a region whose extensive aerospace industry continues to be a major contributor to the technological development, economic vitality, and security of the United States. Under its strategic plan the department has been building strength in the multidisciplinary areas of aircraft systems, space systems, and energy systems, while continuing to pursue basic research in areas of fundamental importance to aeronautics and astronautics. For information about the department, please visit http://www.aa.washington.edu.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. The University is the recipient of a 2006 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility and a 2001 National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics (www.engr.washington.edu/advance). Filling this position will be contingent on budgetary approval at the University of Washington.